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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 357 members. Recently by: feargalf, IainT, bryanjbarry, Kiwitrekker, sandilandsn, robertodon, DelStewart, lw24, eryri, tommccarthy, stevebullers, MichaelG55, Oileanach, DesHoulihan, PPruz
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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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A Scotsman and the four winds .. by group   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
Les mellieurs bons amis, Porthole, Ath-hole and B .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
Climbed Cove as part of a 10 mile cicular route. .. by shippy   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
Cove Mountain: quick, quick. Got to get to Binnia .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
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Alex92 on Cove Mountain, 2007
by Alex92  7 Mar 2007
What an interesting mountain! Park at the Carrick Little car park, and follow the track to where you meet a stream on the edge of the Annalong Wood. From here, follow the track which takes you to the foot of Cove. The climb to the summit is relatively easy, but be sure to check out the cave on your way up! The photo shows me when I was about 8, with friends half way up Cove. To the left of the photo you can see the cave. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/181/comment/2634/
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The east side of the southern ridge off Slieve Co .. by simon3   (Show all for Cove Mountain)
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