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Binn Chaonaigh Mountain (Ir. Binn Chaonaigh [TR], 'peak of moss') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 633m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L90037 51562
Place visited by 275 members. Recently by: millsd1, Geo, Garmin, DeltaP, Podgemus, Lucky1, marchiggins, William-J, Lauranna, Dean, Wilderness, oldpragmatist, Peter Walker, IainT, damo11
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Longitude: -9.658057, Latitude: 53.502711 , Easting: 90037, Northing: 251562 Prominence: 108m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 490004 751581,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnChng, 10 char: BnChngh
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Walks: for a route along the ridge, taking in Binn Chaonaigh and Binn idir an dá Log , see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 81-92.   Binn Chaonaigh is the 222nd highest place in Ireland.

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I did the Failmore Horseshoe on 14.June 2009. I s .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chaonaigh in area Maamturks, Ireland
 
csd on Binn Chaonaigh, 2003
by csd  31 Mar 2003
If you don't want to do the entire Maamturks ridge walk, a pleasant afternoon (assuming good weather) can be spent on the section between Maumeen and Mam Ochoige. Follow the Western Way signs as far as Maumeen and then follow the fence north up to Binn Chaonaigh. The picture shows the summit area looking East, with L. Corrib in the far distance. The small lake makes a nice spot for lunch if you started late. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/225/comment/403/
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Barrslievenaroy/Binn idir an da log mountain .. by Silver   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
Took part in a nice walk in the Maamturks on Sund .. by donieg   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
High mountain lochan .. by ColinCallanan   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
Some steep ascent indeed !! .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
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