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Lavagh Beg Mountain An Leamhach Bheag A name in Irish
(Ir. An Leamhach Bheag [GE], poss. 'the little place of
elms/mallows')
Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G92624 91536
Place visited by 113 members. Recently by: scottwalker, Cobhclimber, johncromie, scapania, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Terry-Parker, Wildrover, David-Guenot, Ulsterpooka, walker26, Aidy, Docrallying, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -8.115373, Latitude: 54.771678 , Easting: 192624, Northing: 391536 Prominence: 93m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 592576 891527,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LvghBg, 10 char: Lavagh Beg
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Locally known as An Leamhaigh Bheag. See Lavagh More regarding this name.   Lavagh Beg is the third highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 200th highest in Ireland.

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Fine mountain with small lough almost on the summ .. by group   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Lavagh Beg is about half an hour from the summit .. by gerrym   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Donegal delight .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lavagh Beg in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
 
csd on Lavagh Beg, 2004
by csd  16 Aug 2004
Having reached the summit of Silver Hill, we headed East and approached Lavagh Beg from its broad western flank. The summit of Lavagh Beg is a rounded cone surrounded on two sides by ponds. The cone shape means it's fairly easy to get shelter no matter what direction the wind is coming from. Unfortunately the mist came down just as we approached the summit, so most of the views were obscured. This picture shows the small summit cairn (more a collection of rocks) and one of the ponds below. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/196/comment/1088/
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After having climbed Lavagh More I descended the .. by murphysw   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
Helped By Dry Weather .. by Aidy   (Show all for Lavagh Beg)
 
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