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An Corrán Mountain Finnararagh A name in English
(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 83 members. Recently by: thomas_g, jimgraham, millsd1, liz50, Geo, melohara, t.jay, gallybander, oldsoldier, FiachDubh, GSheehy, sandilandsn, Rob_Lee, chalky, mcrtchly
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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 166th highest summit in Ireland.

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Dramatic cliffs, bogs and rough ground surround t .. by group   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Corrán in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View from An Corrán on the Cloon Horseshoe walk
 
A Cloon View
by kernowclimber  5 Aug 2014
An Corrán lies on the Cloon Horseshoe walk in the wild and unspoilt Dunkerron Mountains which offer arguably some of the finest scenery in Ireland. This panorama was shot near its summit as the sun was sinking low in the western horizon. Macgillycuddy's Reeks can be seen in the background; the summits of Beann and Sallagh in the foreground; Cloon Lough and the Slieve Mish Mountains and Dingle Bay on the far left horizon. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/160/comment/17595/
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I highly recommend Finnararagh. It's not as climb .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
Just had to add this photo of some unusual lakes .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for An Corrán)
 
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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