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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 This place has been logged as visited by 260 members. Recently by: DeltaP, atlantic73, odonovansf, imcmahonlfc, guestuser, madeleineblue, Helenha, oldpragmatist, IainT, rleahy, peter1, strangeweaver, stevebullers, bryanjbarry, Niamhq
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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 235th highest summit in Ireland.

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The eastern Mournes viewed from Shanlieve.From th .. by jackill   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shanlieve in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
djouce on Shanlieve, 2003
by djouce  3 Nov 2003
An unspectacular summit in the nw mournes. Has good views from the top. Our approach was Crotlieve, the Ulster Way and Castle Bog (be prepared for wet feet). Time taken about 7.5 hours including stops. Photo of NW Mournes, Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/236/comment/735/
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You'll enjoy this walk to get the heart going. Wa .. by dmcdevitt   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
Approached from Eagle Mountain, this is approx. 5 .. by mneary34   (Show all for Shanlieve)
 
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