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Corcóg Mountain Corcogemore A name in English
(Ir. Corcóg [TR], 'cone' or 'beehive') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 609m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: L95259 49147 This summit has been logged as climbed by 205 members. Recently by: IncaHoots, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, Rory87, David-Guenot, muddyboots, aidand, guestuser, Danger, DesHoulihan, jimbloomer, strangeweaver, Summit2Summit, kevinmbyrne1, Onzy
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Longitude: -9.578483, Latitude: 53.482115 , Easting: 95259, Northing: 249147 Prominence: 221m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 495232 749169,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcgmr, 10 char: Crcgmr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

As Tim Robinson points out, the Ordnance Survey has been incorrectly calling this mountain 'Leckavrea' for a hundred and fifty years. Leckavrea (Ir. Leic Aimhréidh) is the mountain to the E on the other side of Mám Aodha.   Corcóg is the 267th highest summit in Ireland. Corcóg is the most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Maamturks area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corcóg in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: The view west from the summit.
 
csd on Corcóg, 2010
by csd  23 Feb 2010
I parked at L97358 47989 A, taking care not to block access to the gate off the R336 Maam Cross - Maam road. There's space for one or two cars here. I headed northwest, pretty much in a straight line towards the summit. Boggy at first, the terrain becomes increasingly steep until you get to within a kilometre or so of the summit, whereupon you have to scale the walls of what just might be a corrie. Up top, the terrain changes from bog to the typical Maamturks/Twelve Bens summit carpet of rock. The clouds lifted momentarily, enabling me to take this shot across to Mullach Glas and Binn Mor.
If you're planning on heading for these peaks, I'd recommend aiming first for L948 497 B, before heading west. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/256/comment/4435/
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A view from Corcogmore .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
First or last of a rewarding route. .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
Corcogemore appears to have provided many interes .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
This amazing photo of Corcog was taken on 20/12/0 .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
Like You .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
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