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Binn an tSaighdiúra Mountain (Ir. Binn an tSaighdiúra [TR], 'peak of the soldier') Galway County, in Irish Best Hundred List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 653m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81181 52850 This summit has been logged as climbed by 154 members. Recently by: IainT, Caoilfionn, Martinpeak, ColinCallanan, ericjones, Ulsterpooka, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, rayw, Peter_I, Iamcan, Rory87, DenisMc, polovirus, seamaspeineas
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Longitude: -9.79182, Latitude: 53.512372 , Easting: 81181, Northing: 252850 Prominence: 8m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 481158 752870,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bna653, 10 char: BnantSghdú
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

It is said that a sapper from the Ordnance Survey fell to his death here during survey work on the first 6 map series in the 1830s.   Binn an tSaighdiúra is the 191st highest summit in Ireland.

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Small bump on the way somewhere else .. by group   (Show all for Binn an tSaighdiúra)
Binn an tSaighdiúra via Carrot Ridge .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Binn an tSaighdiúra)
Binn an tSaighdiúra is about 15 mins from Bencorr .. by csd   (Show all for Binn an tSaighdiúra)
Carrot Ridge - a tasty route on Binn an tSaigdiúr .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Binn an tSaighdiúra)
Binn an tSaighdiura lies just a 5 minute walk fro .. by mreeyore   (Show all for Binn an tSaighdiúra)
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simon3 on Binn an tSaighdiúra, 2004
by simon3  27 Jun 2004
While going around the Derryclare Horseshoe you can visit Binn an tSaighdiúra. The 450m ridge to this rocky soldier from the main ridge near Bencorr is as rough as they come around these parts, as you can see in the picture. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/185/comment/1003/
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