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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 390 members. Recently by: timmyc, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, wjnunan, GillSte, IainT, Buny Clare, Martinpeak, thomas_g, gerrym, Rainbow6, ericjones, eryri, Ulsterpooka, Colin Murphy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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 summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/
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milo on Brandon Peak, 2002
by milo  29 Jul 2002
Drama to rival Brandon itself Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/50/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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)
 
Woolly jumper .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
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