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Glennamong Mountain Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Psammitic schists, quartzites Bedrock

Height: 628m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23/30 Grid Reference: F91309 05874 This place has been logged as visited by 80 members. Recently by: Krumel, jlk, peter1, Cobhclimber, Onzy, markmjcampion, IainT, sandilandsn, Garmin, GSheehy, Peter_I, Andy13460, simoburn, Rob_Lee, frankmc04
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Longitude: -9.658453, Latitude: 53.990776 , Easting: 91309, Northing: 305874 Prominence: 139m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 491245 805887,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Glnmng, 10 char: Glennamong
Bedrock type: Psammitic schists, quartzites, (Anaffrin Formation)

The name makes no sense as applied to a summit. However, nearby is the Glennamong River, S.E. of the summit, flowing into L. Feeagh, so Glennamong is clearly the valley through which the river flows. OSNB mentions it only as a townland name, not that of a peak, so the error may have arisen at the stage of printing the 6 map. Walks: for a route taking in Bengorm, Corranabinnia and Glennamong, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 72-73.   Glennamong is the 242nd highest place in Ireland.

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Nephin Begs - a serious hiking challenge! .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Glennamong)
 
Remote and stunning .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Glennamong)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Glennamong in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Looking back towards Corranabinnia
 
Looking back towards Corranabinnia
by Colin Murphy  29 May 2012
Whatever way you look, the landscape is stunning. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/232/comment/6833/
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(part 2). The ridge climbs up to point 415 which .. by gerrym   (Show all for Glennamong)
 
Glennamong forms the northerly summit of a horses .. by simon3   (Show all for Glennamong)
 
Travelled to the Nephin Begs after climbing Nephi .. by gerrym   (Show all for Glennamong)
 
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