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Bengower Mountain Binn Gabhar A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Gabhar [TR], 'goats’ peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 664m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78301 50644 This place has been logged as visited by 291 members. Recently by: dodser, jimgraham, Philhanson, Dean, davsheen, tommyclarke, Gus, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, salford7, Martinpeak, ericjones, Wendy, Ulsterpooka
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Longitude: -9.834022, Latitude: 53.4919 , Easting: 78301, Northing: 250644 Prominence: 196m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 478300 750664,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bngwr, 10 char: Bengower
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Erroneously marked as ‘Glengower’ on the Discovery series map. On the summit of this mountain you will find thrift (or sea-pink) in bloom during the late spring, despite the fact that it is far inland.   Binn Gabhar is the 172nd highest place in Ireland.

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Fine peak can be completed in isolation. .. by group   (Show all for Binn Gabhar)
 
Go down if you dare! .. by Onzy   (Show all for Binn Gabhar)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Gabhar in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
simon3 on Binn Gabhar, 2004
by simon3  27 Jun 2004
Reaching Bengower, peak of the goat, from the north will be a surprise to you if you think there isn’t any scrambling in the Bens.

This is the summit cairn and what looks like a bit of a shelter. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/167/comment/1006/
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You may want to come off the ridge between Binn G .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Gabhar)
 
View of Chochan Horseshoe .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Gabhar)
 
Finally got around to doing the Gleann Chochan ho .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Gabhar)
 
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