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Crohane Mountain An Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cruachán [OSI], 'little stack') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhyolitic lavas Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W04970 82967 This place has been logged as visited by 163 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, jgdarcy, jimgraham, DeltaP, hivisibility, timmyc, elin, Lauranna, hawkeye.john62, gfmurphy101, mountainmike, IainT, jacek22m, omurchu, t.jay
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Longitude: -9.384122, Latitude: 51.991149 , Easting: 104970, Northing: 82967 Prominence: 385m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 504941 583027,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crhn, 10 char: Crohane
Bedrock type: Rhyolitic lavas, (Lough Guitane rhyolites)

This peak has the classic hay-stack shape which is typical of mountains whose names in cruach/cruachán. Near Lough Nabroda are some crags with rhyolite formations which, though less spectacular, resemble the organ pipe formations at the Giant's Causeway.   Crohane is the 200th highest place in Ireland. Crohane is the second most easterly summit in the Mangerton area.

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We set off for Crohane as spring seemed to have f .. by Baxter100   (Show all for Crohane)
 
Bennaunmore - neighbour .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Crohane)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crohane in area Mangerton, Ireland
 
skyehigh on Crohane, 2005
by skyehigh  18 Jun 2005
Inspired by the posts of John Finn et al, I would like to add this profile of Crohane taken from the north east (viewpoint is about a kilometre south of the Mallow - Killarney road) - just a pretty picture really. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/195/comment/1766/
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