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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 209 members. Recently by: IainT, strangeweaver, Lauranna, jlk, Ulsterpooka, Hilldweller, William-J, guestuser, Danger, Cathal-Kelly, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Peter Walker, Wilderness, eugeneryan959
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Longitude: -9.844015, Latitude: 53.525641 , Easting: 77758, Northing: 254412 Prominence: 48m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 477734 754435,   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 222nd highest summit in Ireland.

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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)
This panoramic picture shows Binn Fraoigh, left, .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
Benfree on 28.12.2003, seen from closer to the su .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Fraoigh)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Fraoigh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
pdtempan on Binn Fraoigh, 2003
by pdtempan  23 Nov 2003
Benfree seen from Benbaun. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/216/comment/753/
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