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Corcogemore Mountain Corcóg A name in Irish
(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 210 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, oldpragmatist, Peter Walker, IainT, Lauranna, IncaHoots, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, Rory87, David-Guenot, muddyboots, aidand, guestuser, Danger, DesHoulihan
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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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I parked at L97358 47989 A, taking care not .. by csd   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
A view from Corcogmore .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
First or last of a rewarding route. .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Corcóg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corcóg in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Water(doesn't)fall
 
wicklore on Corcóg, 2010
by wicklore  28 Feb 2010
Corcogemore appears to have provided many interesting and ‘just happened to be there’ photo opportunities – csd’s photo of the cloud inversion, bryanmccabe’s snap of a curiously coloured Corcogemore from Lackavrea, and Colin Murphy’s shot of a rain-induced torrent of water. My contribution to this stock of curious photos is the attached picture which shows one of these torrents frozen in mid flow. It may even be the same waterfall as shown in Colin Murphy’s picture. Cute as it looked it still provided a hazardous obstacle to be negotiated. I discovered the best approach was to back off and find a way around! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/256/comment/4452/
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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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