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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 place has been logged as visited by 97 members. Recently by: Wilderness, gongers, IainT, peter1, fmacm, dromcarrig, eryri, tommccarthy, hivisibility, johngal, PeakPaul, hillwalker, melohara, bossyboots, thomas_g
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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 summit in Ireland.

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So-so summit with fine views .. by group   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Been Hill in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Dingle tapers into the sea.
 
simon3 on Been Hill, 2006
by simon3  10 May 2006
This is a great vantage point for summer sunsets, but as always we are at the mercy of opportunity.

The view West includes the black convex silhouette of Kells Mtn East Top, illustrating why its lower northern slopes are difficult to descend. Beyond Dingle Bay and right of the picture is Slea Head, the end of the Dingle mainland. Stretching left in the haze are the Great Blasket Island, Tearaght and Inishnabro. A veil of cloud hides the mysteries of Inishvickillane, so much easier to reach if you own a helicopter company.

Tearaght on the other hand has the distinction of being the most westerly point of Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/191/comment/1908/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
[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)
 
A Blasket Case .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Been Hill)
 
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