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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 place has been logged as visited by 158 members. Recently by: shaunkelly, Podgemus, Cathal-Kelly, Dean, IainT, Caoilfionn, Martinpeak, ColinCallanan, ericjones, Ulsterpooka, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, rayw, Peter_I, Iamcan
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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.  

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aburden on Binn an tSaighdiúra, 2009
by aburden  2 Feb 2009
Hey - visited this peak as part of a circuit that started iN Glen Inagh, then up Bencorrbeg from the NW, onto this rocky top and on to Ben Corr North Top, Bin Dubh and home via MamEidhneach - 5.5 hours Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/185/comment/3555/
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