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Slievanea Mountain Sliabh Macha Ré A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Macha Ré [OSI], 'mountain of the smooth plain' ) Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 628.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q50748 05749 This place has been logged as visited by 111 members. Recently by: thomas_g, eoghancarton, tommyclarke, Ulsterpooka, jlk, Bunsen7, millsd1, Geo, IainT, PeakPaul, Pepe, Martinpeak, JohnAshton, liz50, hivisibility
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Longitude: -10.182926, Latitude: 52.183815 , Easting: 50749, Northing: 105749 Prominence: 22.4m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 450731 605803,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvn, 10 char: Slievanea
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The anglicised form Slievanea would appear to derive from Ir. Sliabh an Fhia, 'mountain of the deer'. The deer is also an important symbol in Celtic mythology. In many tales they lure people into the realm of the gods. Remains of several fulachta fia (venison-cooking pits) can be found around Lough Adoon.   Slievanea is the 241st highest place in Ireland. Slievanea is the second most westerly summit in the Central Dingle area.

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A high starting point .. by group   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
I had a few hours to spare while in Tralee last F .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievanea in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: The view to the west
 
jackill on Slievanea, 2005
by jackill  27 Oct 2005
The view from near the summit of Slieveanea. Looking towards the Blaskets just in front of the low stone circle is An Cnoc Maol Mor (493 mtrs) Dingle(or An Daingean ?), Beenabrack, Ballysitteragh, the Mullaghaveal Gap , Fallaghnamara and the Brandon Ridge rising towards Gearhane in the clouds. The two lakes are An Loch Geal and Loch Ui Fhiannachta.This is a really beautiful and remote part of the country yet easily accessible from the Connor Pass. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/242/comment/1973/
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The best view of Slievanea is from the far side o .. by padodes   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
Great views of Brandon and Lakes .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Slievanea)
 
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