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Bencullagh Mountain An Chailleach A name in Irish
(Ir. An Chailleach [OSI], 'the hag') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 632m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L75576 53724 This summit has been logged as climbed by 145 members. Recently by: fingal, thomas_g, IainT, strangeweaver, aidand, ColinCallanan, ericjones, Ulsterpooka, markmjcampion, Podgemus, Hilldweller, patmoran, guestuser, OisinD, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -9.876624, Latitude: 53.518933 , Easting: 75576, Northing: 253724 Prominence: 154m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 475553 753745,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnc632, 10 char: Bencullagh
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

A woman known as Cailleach an Chlocháin, 'the witch of Clifden', was a famous character in the 19th century.   An Chailleach is the 232nd highest summit in Ireland.

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Part of an E-W or W-E route .. by group   (Show all for An Chailleach)
 
Views near and far .. by wicklore   (Show all for An Chailleach)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Chailleach in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
simon3 on An Chailleach, 2003
by simon3  11 Oct 2003
An October view of the summit and its mighty cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/226/comment/712/
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An Chailleach/ Bencullagh, central in this Decemb .. by simon3   (Show all for An Chailleach)
 
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