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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
Place visited by 405 members. Recently by: Younghappy, marymac, carbar, ilenia, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, tommyclarke, oakesave, MickC, Polarstern, livelife2thefull, sammullangalvin, Reeks2011, Juanita
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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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Peak Indeed .. by group   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
A magic scramble up the East Ridge .. by IainT   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
Photo shows the ridge walk over to Brandon Peak ( .. by csd   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
Climbed Brandon Peak recently as part of a ridge .. by aidand   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
from Mullaghveal to top and back .. by marzka   (Show all for Brandon Peak)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon Peak in area Brandon Group, Ireland
 
csd on Brandon Peak, 2003
by csd  29 Jun 2003
Summit of Brandon Peak, looking along the ridge to Gearhane (in the middle distance), with Dingle Bay in the distance. Fantastic views (on a clear day) - you can see all the way over to the three Coumloughra peaks. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/571/
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