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Shanlieve Mountain Seanshliabh A name in Irish
(Ir. Seanshliabh [PNNI], 'old mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 626m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24068 22669
Place visited by 263 members. Recently by: Reeks2011, Xiom5724, newpark-cc, DeltaP, atlantic73, odonovansf, imcmahonlfc, guestuser, madeleineblue, Helenha, oldpragmatist, IainT, rleahy, peter1, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -6.10237, Latitude: 54.138092 , Easting: 324068, Northing: 322669 Prominence: 31m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 723996 822672,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Shnlv, 10 char: Shanlieve
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

What is meant by 'old mountain'?, one may ask. Names of this type usually refer to the fact that a place was cleared for agricultural exploitation at an early date and acquired their name when activity shifted to a new area.   Shanlieve is the 247th highest place in Ireland.

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The most westerly 600m top in the Mournes .. by group   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
Western Mournes Hike .. by hbowman1   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
The western Mournes hang grim, grey and glowering .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
I started at Yellow River picnic area (grid 20922 .. by gerrym   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
three5four0 on Shanlieve, 2008
by three5four0  20 Jul 2008
After Eagle Mtn it is a short walk to Shanlieve & an ideal stop for my lunch on my hike to Rostrevor.

Descending S, then SSW towards point 583 before turning west for pt 476 and SW again to pt 432,
with a fence to negotiate on the way to Slievemeel. The best thing is to leave this slopes well alone,
particularly after rain. Perhaps better tackled after about 4 foot of snowfall in snowshoes or skis. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/236/comment/3238/
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Two for the price of one! .. by paulocon   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
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