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Lavagh More Mountain An Leamhach Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leamhach Mhór [GE], poss. 'the big place of elms/mallows') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 671m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G93531 91010
Place visited by 126 members. Recently by: scottwalker, PaulNolan, oakesave, Cobhclimber, Lucky1, scapania, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Terry-Parker, johncromie, Wildrover, David-Guenot, walker26, Ulsterpooka
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Longitude: -8.10102, Latitude: 54.766957 , Easting: 193531, Northing: 391010 Prominence: 193m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 593499 891001,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LvghMr, 10 char: LvghMore
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Locally known as An Leamhaigh Mhór. Given the ruggedness of the terrain and height of the mountain, a connection with (marsh-)mallows seems unlikely, and with elms even more so. The name is therefore somewhat puzzling.   Lavagh More is the second highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 157th highest in Ireland.

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Another Bluestacks fence .. by jimgraham   (Show all for Lavagh More)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lavagh More in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking across the Reelan Valley in evening light.
 
A Good Viewpoint, Even On Lower Slopes
by Aidy  7 Nov 2016
Having bagged Lavagh More before, I found myself just skirting the summit on a couple of occasions, instead crossing its eastern shoulder on my way to Croaghgorm and its minor tops. Even lower down on its slopes however, it offered some great views along the Reelan Valley and across to the line of lower peaks from Croaghubbrid to Croveenananta. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/154/comment/18700/
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