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Brandon Group Area
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Brandon Peak Mountain Barr an Ghéaráin A name in Irish
(Ir. Barr an Ghéaráin [OSI], 'top of the fang') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 840m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q47207 09481 This place has been logged as visited by 403 members. Recently by: carbar, ilenia, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, tommyclarke, oakesave, MickC, Polarstern, livelife2thefull, sammullangalvin, Reeks2011, Juanita, Dean, timmyc
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Longitude: -10.236348, Latitude: 52.216359 , Easting: 47207, Northing: 109481 Prominence: 190m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 447190 609534,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndPk, 10 char: BrndnPeak
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

From the vicinity of Cloghane church there is a strange optical illusion whereby this peak seems higher than the summit, though it is actually over 100m lower.   Brandon Peak is the 25th highest place in Ireland.

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Drama to rival Brandon itself .. by milo   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
TOOK THE PILGRIM PATH TO THE SUMMIT AND OUR FAITH .. by MAP1878   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
Interesting ridge to the east .. by Onzy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
A big one for me, in every sense. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon Peak in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Sheep
 
Woolly jumper
by Colin Murphy  17 May 2016
I had to include this shot of a thrill-seeking sheep who seems to be enjoying the view of Loch an Mhonain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/18529/
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