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Maumonght Mountain Mám Uchta A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Mám Uchta [PDT], 'pass of the breast/ridge') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 602m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L74948 53919
Place visited by 117 members. Recently by: dodser, Cathal-Kelly, eamonoc, Philhanson, Lauranna, jlk, fingal, thomas_g, IainT, strangeweaver, aidand, ColinCallanan, markmjcampion, Podgemus, guestuser
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Longitude: -9.88618, Latitude: 53.520562 , Easting: 74948, Northing: 253919 Prominence: 54m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 474924 753943,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mmnght, 10 char: Maumonght
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Unnamed on Tim Robinson's map, but a lower peak (454m) to the SW is named Binn Bhreac. 'Maumonght' is odd as an anglicised form and does not suggest any Irish version. It is probably a typo for 'Maumought'.   Maumonght is the 267th highest place in Ireland.

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Last of 5 Arderins on an E-W route. .. by group   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
This hill receives faint praise because it's just .. by weedavie   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
Maumonght is not so likely to be a target of choi .. by simon3   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
Maumonght has great views westwards, which is not .. by simon3   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumonght in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: View of Maumonght on way down
 
robhoward on Maumonght, 2006
by robhoward  19 Jun 2006
Started this from (735 515 B) and went up via Tievebaun hill (733 529 C). Needed to negotiate the odd fence but otherwise OK. Went up the ridge via the 454m point at (744 534 D) to the summit at (749 540 E). Good view to the west. Returned via the rivers to the footpath in the forest (755 519 F) and hence onto the road Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/269/comment/2410/
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