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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: G90655 91281 This summit has been logged as climbed by 62 members. Recently by: simoburn, garrettd, kenmoore, chalky, Garmin, Rob_Lee, dodser, Onzy, Colin Murphy, Wilderness, Vikingr2013, david bourke, Fergalh, kernowclimber, mcrtchly
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.146005, Latitude: 54.769354 , Easting: 190655, Northing: 391281 Prominence: 155m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 590604 891272,   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 278th highest summit in Ireland.

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