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Cove Mountain Mountain (no Irish form known) Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 654.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J33661 27080 This summit has been logged as climbed by 359 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, oldpragmatist, feargalf, IainT, bryanjbarry, Kiwitrekker, sandilandsn, robertodon, DelStewart, lw24, eryri, tommccarthy, stevebullers, MichaelG55, Oileanach
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Longitude: -5.953839, Latitude: 54.175328 , Easting: 333661, Northing: 327081 Prominence: 99.78m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 733581 827086,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CvMntn, 10 char: CvMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

This name only exists in English, but its origin is, nonetheless, uncertain. It has been interpreted as 'Cave Mountain'. There is a cave passing through a spur which is almost blocked, but, as pointed out in PNNI, this cave is actually on neighbouring Slievelamagan. It is more likely that the word 'cove' refers to the corrie which separates Cove Mountain from Slievelamagan.   Cove Mountain is the 187th highest summit in Ireland.

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Immersed in the Mournes .. by paulocon   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cove Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cove as seen from Corragh
 
mneary34 on Cove Mountain, 2005
by mneary34  17 Oct 2005
Sometimes the most impressive aspect of a mountain can be viewed from an unexpected angle. While crossing near the summit of Slieve Corragh at J 333 288 A the mist cleared and revealed this image of Cove Mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/181/comment/2002/
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My wife and I Climbed Cove Mtn via Slieve Beg for .. by BILLNOR   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
Cove Mountain has a bare, rocky summit. Being re .. by simon3   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
A nice easy walk from Carricklittle car park, on .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
As we walked along the Annalong River at 343267&n .. by mneary34   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
 
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