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Nephin BegMountainNéifinn Bheag A name in Irish (Ir. Néifinn Bheag [OSI], poss. 'little sanctuary' [PDT])MayoCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, White quartzites, semi-pelitic schists Bedrock
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Oddly, Nephin Beg is some distance from Nephin and there are other intervening mountains between them. Why it is so named is, therefore, something of a mystery, unless it too was a sanctuary. For origin of name, see Nephin. Walks: for a route to the summit from the SE, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 71.
Nephin Beg is the 233rd highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/233/