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Finnararagh Mountain An Corrán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Corrán [TH], 'the crescent' or 'the sickle') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 667m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V69672 73730 This summit has been logged as climbed by 84 members. Recently by: IainT, thomas_g, jimgraham, millsd1, liz50, Geo, melohara, t.jay, gallybander, oldsoldier, FiachDubh, GSheehy, sandilandsn, Rob_Lee, chalky
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Longitude: -9.894226, Latitude: 51.901015 , Easting: 69672, Northing: 73730 Prominence: 142m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 469650 573791,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fnrrgh, 10 char: Finararagh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Finnararagh is a corruption of Finnavogagh, the name of an area of rough pasture on the plateau W of this peak. The name is correctly recorded in the Ordnance Survey Name Book, but was misspelt when transferred to the map. The peak itself is locally called An Corrán, which aptly describes its crescent-shaped cliffs that dominate Lough Coomeen.   An Corrán is the 165th highest summit in Ireland.

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Dramatic cliffs, bogs and rough ground surround t .. by group   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
A Cloon View .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
I highly recommend Finnararagh. It's not as climb .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Corrán in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Nestled Lakes
 
johnvbrennan on An Corrán, 2005
by johnvbrennan  18 Apr 2005
Just had to add this photo of some unusual lakes on Finnararagh. The photo doesn't do them justice. Note: there are actually 2 lakes in the photo (spot the other one just beneath the main lake) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/160/comment/1654/
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Risen arches. .. by simon3   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
After a few dry days in summer a great climb is a .. by eric   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
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