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Beann SW Top Mountain For origin of name, see Beann. Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 657m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V71869 76013 This summit has been logged as climbed by 73 members. Recently by: frankmc04, oldsoldier, FiachDubh, aidand, shaunkelly, GSheehy, Rob_Lee, chalky, ciarraioch, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, dmc, hugh_oc, simoburn, Jas62
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Longitude: -9.863159, Latitude: 51.922031 , Easting: 71869, Northing: 76013 Prominence: 72m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 471848 576074,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnSWTp, 10 char: BnSWTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beann SW Top is the 180th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann SW Top in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beann Sw Top from Beann
 
simon3 on Beann SW Top, 2006
by simon3  17 Sep 2006
Beann SW is part of a ridge leaving the Mullaghanattin circuit towards the SW and heading towards An Corrán (aka Finnararagh), Knocknagantee and eventually Coomcallee. It's an exciting spur surrounded by interesting features. It would be inadvisable to descend off it to the north because of extremely steep ground and cliffs though it is possible to get down the SE side.

It can be reached as an excursion while doing the Mullaghanattin circuit or part of a circuit of Cloon Lough. It's easy enough to reach it from Beann S Top.

The photo shows the huge view of the southern Dunkerrons range. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/176/comment/2494/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann SW Top in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Coom Lough from Bean SW
simon3 on Beann SW Top, 2006
by simon3  18 Sep 2006
On a day when bright beams and dark shadows chased across the countryside, this view of Coom Lough appeared very briefly . Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/176/comment/2496/
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