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Been Hill Mountain Beann A name in Irish
also Beaun Hill an extra name in English
(Ir. Beann [OSNB], 'peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 651m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V58941 85416
Place visited by 101 members. Recently by: ilenia, Ulsterpooka, Wildrover, three5four0, Wilderness, gongers, IainT, peter1, fmacm, dromcarrig, eryri, tommccarthy, hivisibility, johngal, PeakPaul
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Longitude: -10.054808, Latitude: 52.003359 , Easting: 58941, Northing: 85416 Prominence: 46m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 458923 585475,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnHl, 10 char: Been Hill
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

The name Beaun Hill, given in the Ordnance Survey Name Book, suggests an alternative pronunciation.   Been Hill is the 196th highest place in Ireland.

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So-so summit with fine views .. by group   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
This is a great vantage point for summer sunsets, .. by simon3   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
eoin on Been Hill, 2004
by eoin  13 Jul 2004
[Duplicate comment from Beenmore - part of a 3 summit loop walk] Completed the three summits of Been Hill, Beenmore and Drung Hill in an enjoyable loop walk incorporating the Kerry Way. Parked just off the main road and started along the Kerry way heading south west. The way follows the western edge of Drung Hill and Beenmore before swinging behind Beenmore and dropping down through a small forested area and rising again to pass a small ridge beyond Been Hill. We left the path just past the forested area and climbed the rock-strewn slopes of Been Hill until we reached the summit ridge. After a brief rest and soaking up of the views we headed northwards along the ridge and then dropped and climbed to the summit of Beenmore, a shorter descent and rise to the final summit of Drung Hill. The sloping ridge of Drung Hill lead downwards and we eventually veered left down the slightly steeper and somewhat mucky/slippy slop to rejoin the Kerry Way a few hundred metres from the start point on the main road. Overall it was a relatively good stretch of the legs (about 4 - 5 hours walking) with great views across Dingle Bay to to Dingle and beyond and across the Iveragh Peninsula. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/191/comment/1023/
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Westernmost of the big lakes of the Glenbeigh hor .. by simon3   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
A Blasket Case .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
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