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Muckanaght Mountain Meacanacht A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Muiceanach [PDT] or Meacanacht [TR], 'hill like a pig's
back')
Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

Height: 654m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76783 54084 This place has been logged as visited by 189 members. Recently by: oakesave, dodser, DeltaP, StephenH16, Stephen_Holman, Golly, Philhanson, Dean, jlk, fingal, thomas_g, IainT, strangeweaver, Lauranna, aidand
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Longitude: -9.85858, Latitude: 53.522468 , Easting: 76783, Northing: 254084 Prominence: 179m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476760 754107,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mckngh, 10 char: Muckanaght
Bedrock type: Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists, (Streamstown Schist Formation)

There are several other place-names with Muiceanach (pig-like) in Connemara (Muiceanach Choille and Muiceanach Idir Dhá Sháile). This element is found mainly in Connacht and refers to a hill or ridge shaped like a pig's back. Previously Meachanach in MV.   Muckanaght is the 188th highest place in Ireland.

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Owenglin Schwartz McCritchley .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Muckanaght in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
csd on Muckanaght, 2003
by csd  16 Nov 2003
Meacanach viewed from the Kylemore river. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/182/comment/747/
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Climbed July 2006 in a week of glorious weather i .. by gerrym   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
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