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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 111 members. Recently by: fingal, thomas_g, IainT, strangeweaver, aidand, ColinCallanan, markmjcampion, Podgemus, guestuser, Peter Walker, eugeneryan959, scapania, frankmc04, jimgraham, crankechick
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Longitude: -9.886164, Latitude: 53.520535 , Easting: 74948, Northing: 253919 Prominence: 54m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 474925 753940,   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 282nd highest summit 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumonght in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
simon3 on Maumonght, 2003
by simon3  11 Oct 2003
Maumonght is not so likely to be a target of choice for many walkers, more a place visited at the beginning or end of a walk. It’s a typical 12 Bens peak. Quartzite with little bog or vegetation growing on it. Starting places to reach it include the car park at Kylemore Abbey or L 744 513 A, the start of a track through a forest that can lead you to a point south of Bencullagh (An Chailleach). Maybe someone more familiar with this part of the Bens could say whether its straightforward to get to Maumonght from the vicinity of Cregg Hill.

The picture shows Maumonght from An Chailleach (Bencullagh). In the background, to the right, is the Renvyle Peninsula with Tully Mountain sticking up from it. Above one of the bumps on Maumonght (the third from the left) is, faintly near the horizon, Inishbofin Island. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/269/comment/708/
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Maumonght has great views westwards, which is not .. by simon3   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
Started this from (735 515 B) and went up vi .. by robhoward   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
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