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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 This place has been logged as visited by 125 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, oakesave, Cobhclimber, Lucky1, scapania, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Terry-Parker, johncromie, Wildrover, David-Guenot, walker26, Ulsterpooka, Docrallying
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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 158th highest in Ireland.

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Another Bluestacks fence
by jimgraham  14 May 2010
Noticed a farmer erecting a fence north to south over the east col to Lavagh More. He was out of earshot so I didn't get the chance to express the hope that a stile would be provided ! The only other fence over the ridge has a stile, so fingers crossed ! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/154/comment/4727/
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A Good Viewpoint, Even On Lower Slopes .. by Aidy   (Show all for Lavagh More)
 
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