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Doan Mountain Dún Maol Chobha A name in Irish
(Ir. Dún Maol Chobha [PNNI], 'Maol Chobha's fort') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 592.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30226 26215
Place visited by 299 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, livelife2thefull, RuggedTrack, Reeks2011, atlantic73, Heggs, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, melohara, Helenha, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, MichaelG55
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Longitude: -6.006784, Latitude: 54.168443 , Easting: 330226, Northing: 326216 Prominence: 118.55m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 730146 826221,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Doan, 10 char: Doan
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

There is no record of an actual fort here, so the name probably comes from the imagined resemblence of the craggy summit to a fortress. For origin of name, see PNNI for info on Maol Chobha.   Doan is the 310th highest place in Ireland.

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The best approach to Doan is up the Ott Mountain .. by Alex92   (Show all for Doan)
 
Unlike so many of the higher summits in the Mourn .. by simon3   (Show all for Doan)
 
Doan - a jewel in the centre of the Mournes with .. by leslieashe   (Show all for Doan)
 
Seen here in the winter sun, you can see the posi .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Doan)
 
A great introduction to the mournes for beginners .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Doan)
 
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tsunami on Doan, 2004
by tsunami  28 Sep 2004
One of my favourite views in the Mournes and so easy to reach. You really get the sense of ruling a kingdom from this point looking over the calm waters of the Silent Valley Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/1199/
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