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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 292 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, dodser, jimgraham, Philhanson, Dean, davsheen, tommyclarke, Gus, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, salford7, Martinpeak, ericjones, Wendy
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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 173rd highest place in Ireland.

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As part of a walking weekend organised by The Mid .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Binn Gabhar)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Gabhar in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
csd on Binn Gabhar, 2003
by csd  16 Feb 2003
If you've climbed Benlettery you might as well do this one too! Interested in any ideas of what the "safe" way from Bengower to Benbreen is. Pic shows Benbreen to the middle/left, Bengower to the extreme right, taken from the track from Benlettery (15.02.2003) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/167/comment/325/
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