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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 place has been logged as visited by 218 members. Recently by: DeltaP, Cathal-Kelly, Lucky1, William-J, AdrianneB, marchiggins, Dean, pmaher, PeakPaul, oldpragmatist, Peter Walker, IainT, Lauranna, IncaHoots, sandilandsn
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Longitude: -9.578451, Latitude: 53.482079 , Easting: 95259, Northing: 249147 Prominence: 221m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 495234 749165,   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 place 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)
 
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corcóg in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BO9bIVcVn8
 
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by CaptainVertigo  4 Sep 2011
I am a little biased here because I have a great love for the Maamturks, and I also have a mad notion that video is a medium through which our beautiful places can be especially revealed. The knowledge that Martin and Sharron, gifted filmmakers, had crossed the Turks had me drooling in anticipation and I was not dissappointed. This is a compulsory movie for anyone who hopes to do the traverse or part of it, or who has already been there. It was a two day journey with a night under the stars at Maumean. The light on the first day was quite extraordinary and Martin and Sharron exploited the opportunities provided to brilliant effect. Day Two was more cloudy brooding and moody. But the total effect so beautifully filmed shows the sparkling West- quartzite, lakes and huge skies- to magnificient effect. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/256/comment/6373/
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