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Benfree Mountain Binn Fraoigh A name in Irish
also Luggatarriff an extra name in English
(Ir. Binn Fraoigh [TR], 'peak of heather') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Aluminous schists, hornblendic rocks Bedrock

Height: 638m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L77758 54412 This summit has been logged as climbed by 211 members. Recently by: msammon, Philhanson, johnballinger, IainT, strangeweaver, Lauranna, jlk, Ulsterpooka, Hilldweller, William-J, guestuser, Danger, Cathal-Kelly, Niamhq, bryanjbarry
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Longitude: -9.844014, Latitude: 53.525623 , Easting: 77758, Northing: 254412 Prominence: 48m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 477734 754433,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Benfre, 10 char: Benfree
Bedrock type: Aluminous schists, hornblendic rocks, (Barnanoraun Schist Formation)

On the Discovery map this peak is marked as Luggatarriff, a name meaning 'hollow of the bull' which probably applies to a hollow on the slopes of Benfree.   Binn Fraoigh is the 223rd highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/216/
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Ascent via Benbaun .. by group   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
 
Owenglin Valley .. by Geansai   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
 
Benfree – Living in the Shadow of its Big Brother .. by Trailtrekker   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Fraoigh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
simon3 on Binn Fraoigh, 2003
by simon3  9 Oct 2003
This panoramic picture shows Binn Fraoigh, left, and Binn Bhan (729m) to the right. Binn Bhan is the highest peak in the Twelve Bens. The picture was taken from the northern slope of Muckanaght (Meacanach). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/216/comment/699/
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Benfree on 28.12.2003, seen from closer to the su .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
 
Benfree seen from Benbaun. .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
 
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