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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 place has been logged as 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 282nd 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumonght in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
simon3 on Maumonght, 2003
by simon3  11 Oct 2003
Maumonght has great views westwards, which is not surprising since it is the most westerly of the 12 Bens group (over 500m anyway).

The picture was taken on a somewhat fuzzy day, nevertheless it shows many features of interest. The lake below is Lough Nahillion. Just beyond it, to the left, is Cregg Hill (297m) with a substantial mast on it (only just visible in the pic). In line with the mast is Clifden and beyond it - Slyne Head.

In line with the right (north) edge of Lough Nahillion across some forest are Lough Auna (nearer) and Lough Shanakeever. Locals have reported seeing strange humped monsters in both of these lakes. There's even a website about it, so it must be true. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/269/comment/710/
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Started this from (735 515 B) and went up vi .. by robhoward   (Show all for Maumonght)
 
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