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Silver Hill Mountain Cruach an Airgid A name in Irish
also Croaghanarget an extra name in English
(Ir. Cruach an Airgid [OSI], 'stack of the silver') Donegal County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock

Height: 600m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11 Grid Reference: G90654 91281
Place visited by 83 members. Recently by: liz50, millsd1, Reeks2011, Geo, scottwalker, markmjcampion, Cobhclimber, Lauranna, johncromie, IainT, madeleineblue, Terry-Parker, Wildrover, glencree, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -8.146005, Latitude: 54.769336 , Easting: 190654, Northing: 391281 Prominence: 155m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 590604 891270,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvrHl, 10 char: Silver Hil
Bedrock type: Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble, (Lough Eske Psammite Formation)

Also known as Croaghanarget [PWJ], which is the name of the townland.   Silver Hill is the 288th highest place in Ireland.

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This view of the cairn also shows the wind turbin .. by csd   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
Lake on Eany Beg River not on OS Discovery Series Sheet 11
by bryanmccabe  19 Feb 2012
Having completed a walk taking in Croaghgorm, Lavagh More, Lavagh Beg and Silver Hill on 19th Feb 2012, I feel it is worth reiterating a comment made by gerrym in his post of 3 Jun 2005. In the valley south of Silver Hill, the Eany Beg River is dammed to form a sizeable lake which does not appear on the OS Discovery Series Sheet 11 that I purchased in early 2010. I also checked on http://maps.osi.ie - the lake appears on the "Street Map", but not on the "Wind Report" (the latter is the Discovery Series equivalent). The links are provided below. I draw attention to this as the Bluestacks is a remote mountain range, intimidating in poor visibility. Hikers could do without the added confusion of unexpected geographical features!

Street Map: http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V1,590374 A A,890234 B B,6,3
Wind Report: http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V1,590374 A A,890234 B B,6,1

(P.S. Point A and Point B appear in the text of the link on the as-published version of this post, you will need to delete these before the links will work. Simon - you may be able to amend?) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/278/comment/6691/
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unknown lake on the Eany River .. by david bourke   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
Cold And Wet But Wouldn't Have Missed It .. by Aidy   (Show all for Silver Hill)
 
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