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Truskmore Mountain Trosc Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Trosc Mór [OSI], 'big [obscure element]') County Highpoint of Sligo, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone Bedrock

Height: 647m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G75899 47348
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Longitude: -8.371608, Latitude: 54.374217 , Easting: 175899, Northing: 347348 Prominence: 560m,  Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 575855 847349,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trskmr, 10 char: Truskmore
Bedrock type: Pale orthoquartzitic sandstone, (Glenade Sandstone Formation)

Truskmore is the highest mountain in the Dartry Mountains area and the 206th highest in Ireland. Truskmore is the highest point in county Sligo.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Truskmore in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Leitrim
 
murphysw on Truskmore, 2009
by murphysw  18 Dec 2009
Truskmore is the highest point in County Sligo, but there seems to be some question about whether its the highest point in Leitrim too. Some take Slive Anierin (585m) near Drumshanbo as its highest point while others take Truskmore as the real high point. The O.S. map shows Truskmore's summit to be entirely in Sligo, just. There is a large cairn near the summit of Truskmore which may be Leitrim's true high point, its at G763471 A. Wonder what Leitrim's official high point actually is?! Anyway its worth traipsing over to the cairn to catch the stunning views to the east.
[EDITOR - Take a look at Truskmore SE Cairn entry] Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/201/comment/2723/
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