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Caherbarnagh NW Top Mountain For origin of name, see Caherbarnagh. Cork County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 668m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W18778 87663
Place visited by 85 members. Recently by: ilenia, DeltaP, mountainmike, IainT, frankmc04, tommccarthy, Wildrover, PeakPaul, anekk11, gallybander, melohara, eamonoc, chalky, walker26, muddyboots
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Longitude: -9.184232, Latitude: 52.035525 , Easting: 118778, Northing: 87663 Prominence: 23m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 518749 587721,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChrbNW, 10 char: ChrbrnNWTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The name Glanaprehane probably refers to the steep glen N of Caherbarnagh rather than this peak.   Caherbarnagh NW Top is the 156th highest place in Ireland. Caherbarnagh NW Top is the second most northerly summit in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area.

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Western outlier of Caherbarnagh .. by group   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caherbarnagh NW Top in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: Top of the Paps
 
jackill on Caherbarnagh NW Top, 2006
by jackill  14 Mar 2006
The Derrynasaggart mountains would not win any awards for their looks.
At first glance a vast, sodden expanse of bog carpeted in rough Ling and Tussock Sedge
that have made many a better man than me reach for his Lucozade.
Look again though and the rich geological history of the area comes to light.
The sharp edge of Devonian Old Red Sandstone of the Derrynasaggarts wedged against the
older Namurian rocks to the north divided by the Killarney/Mallow faultline.
The rich glacial deposits piled against the northern slopes recall times when these
hills carried their own receding Ice-cap 130,000 years ago and somewhat obscure the impressive
fault scap which is visible in a only few places such as Lough Gortavehy.
To the west the sensual Paps contrast with the violent, twisted slopes of Crohane and Stoompa rising above the tranquil Lough Guitane
betraying the outpourings of lava and volcanic deposits in the late Devonian era that formed them.
But enough of the geology lesson, what of the views? what of the views!
On a clear day in early March, the snow capped Kerry Highlands....... magnificent!
The photo was taken from the summit of Glanaprehane. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/157/comment/2227/
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A stopover on the way to or from Caherbarnagh. Wa .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
Wish the view was as good as the photo by Jackhil .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
Access Problems? .. by redape99   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
In need of some rocks .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Caherbarnagh NW Top)
 
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