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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 95 members. Recently by: IainT, peter1, fmacm, dromcarrig, eryri, tommccarthy, hivisibility, johngal, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, bossyboots, thomas_g, mountainmike,
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Longitude: -10.054823, Latitude: 52.003359 , Easting: 58941, Northing: 85416 Prominence: 46m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 458922 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 summit 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)
 
[Duplicate comment from Beenmore - part of a 3 su .. by eoin   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
Westernmost of the big lakes of the Glenbeigh hor .. by simon3   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Been Hill in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: The Blaskets silhouetted in the setting sun
 
A Blasket Case
by kernowclimber  18 Jun 2014
The Blasket Islands can be seen clearly from Been Hill on a good day. We spied them on the horizon as the shadows lengthened and the sun slid low in the sky. The island on the left is Inishnabro, with the jagged Cathedral Rocks visible on its right side, and the island rising like a spear tip in the centre is An Tearaght. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/191/comment/17507/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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