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Beennabrack Mountain Macha na gCab A name in Irish
(Ir. Macha na gCab [OSI], 'plain of the beaks') Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 608.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46865 05372 This place has been logged as visited by 133 members. Recently by: tommyclarke, TommyV, Polarstern, eamonoc, jlk, Bunsen7, Dean, IainT, Martinpeak, thomas_g, iridium77, Wilderness, gfmurphy101, melohara, PeteBog
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Longitude: -10.239485, Latitude: 52.179367 , Easting: 46866, Northing: 105372 Prominence: 23.47m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 446849 605426,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnbrck, 10 char: Benabrack
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The Irish name Macha na gCab and the anglicised name Beennabrack have very different meanings. It seems unlikely that they originally referred to the same feature. An Seabhac gives the name Binn na mBroc ('peak of the badgers') for this hill (TCCD, 143, 233), which shows that Beennabrack is a corruption. He does not mention Macha na gCab.   Beennabrack is the 268th highest place in Ireland. Beennabrack is the most southerly summit in the Brandon Group area.

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Easy Climb from the South .. by group   (Show all for Beennabrack)
 
Coming down from the Brandon ridge at Fallaghnam .. by jackill   (Show all for Beennabrack)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beennabrack in area Brandon Group, Ireland
 
padodes on Beennabrack, 2008
by padodes  9 Jan 2008
This view northwards, from the top of Beennabrack, shows the full extent of the valley leading to the sea at Cloghane. A tongue of Loch Tarbh is sticking out at the foot of the cliffs. After that the ground falls away steeply to the valley floor, with Loch Ui Fhiannachta and Loch Neil Phadraig beyond. To the left of the photo, the white thread of the Pilgrims' Route is just visible, skirting the end of a ridge leading up to Gearhane. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/273/comment/2941/
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Looking across a stretch of Loch Ui Fhiannachta ( .. by padodes   (Show all for Beennabrack)
 
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