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Castle Hill Mountain Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Quartz-pebble conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 600m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q75620 06360 This summit has been logged as climbed by 48 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Onzy, IainT, PeakPaul, Wilderness, trekker, markmjcampion, muddyboots, Cobhclimber, David-Guenot, peter1, Colin Murphy, melohara, chalky, omurchu
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Longitude: -9.819727, Latitude: 52.195469 , Easting: 75620, Northing: 106360 Prominence: 35m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 475597 606414,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CstlHl, 10 char: Castle Hil
Bedrock type: Quartz-pebble conglomerate, (Lough Slat Conglomerate Formation)

As this peak is rather far from any castle (at Castledrum or Castlemaine), it may be simply named from its commanding position.   Castle Hill is the 287th highest summit in Ireland.

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Commanding castellated place with sea views. .. by group   (Show all for Castle Hill)
 
Perhaps because it is overshadowed by the other s .. by simon3   (Show all for Castle Hill)
 
The long easy ridge from Quarry Hill car park Q83 .. by jackill   (Show all for Castle Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Castle Hill in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: Castle Hill from the south.
 
Rocky west side.
by simon3  11 Sep 2012
Unusually for an Irish mountain, Castle Hill is steeper on its western side than any other as can be seen from this photo from the south. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/276/comment/14805/
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Morning glory .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Castle Hill)
 
Going the extra mile... .. by peter1   (Show all for Castle Hill)
 
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