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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 46 members. Recently by: IainT, PeakPaul, Wilderness, trekker, markmjcampion, muddyboots, Cobhclimber, David-Guenot, peter1, Colin Murphy, melohara, chalky, omurchu, ciarraioch, Rob_Lee
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Longitude: -9.819713, Latitude: 52.195487 , Easting: 75620, Northing: 106360 Prominence: 35m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 475598 606416,   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)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Castle Hill in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: Dingle bay from the Castle
jackill on Castle Hill, 2007
by jackill  19 Feb 2007
The long easy ridge from Quarry Hill car park Q83642 07816 passing over Barnageehy and the Iron Man, push my toes into the sandy beach surface of Glanbrack Mountain, the short sharp climb to Baurtregaum and the final jewel of Castle Hill. Castlemaine harbour reflecting silver spring sunlight , laying back in the short heather, my eyes tracing the shore out beyond Dingle bay , for a moment truly a King in His Castle. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/276/comment/2622/
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Rocky west side. .. by simon3   (Show all for Castle Hill)
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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