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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 150 members. Recently by: omurchu, t.jay, tommccarthy, gav, Peter Walker, PeakPaul, Wilderness, bossyboots, melohara, Onzy, skhg, crankechick, pcnovice, shaunkelly, simoburn
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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 198th highest summit 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crohane in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Bennaunmore
 
Bennaunmore - neighbour
by skyehigh  30 Mar 2012
The neighbouring Bennaunmore doesn't qualify for inclusion in our list [ it does now ], but is a strikingly rugged peak. Worth including in a round with Crohane? The north, east and west flanks are all very steep. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/195/comment/1767/
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Inspired by the posts of John Finn et al, I would .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Crohane)
 
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