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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 288 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, MichaelG55, DelStewart, Djouce, stevebullers, maryt, trostanite, mgtrose, ChrisStr3, quarryman, PPruz, rowanofravara, DrMonkfish
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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 summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
tsunami on Doan, 2005
by tsunami  1 Jan 2005
Baring a remarkable resemblance to a Transylvanian Castle - Doan is one of the gems of the Mournes and one of the most accessible. Approach it from the Ott track and enjoy the rewarding views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/1392/
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For a beginner, Doan is perfect. It has a long wa .. by sconz   (Show all for Doan)
The photos from the top of Doan on this site are .. by mcna   (Show all for Doan)
Doan - my favourite mountain. A glorious little g .. by Alex92   (Show all for Doan)
Doan is a fantastic-looking mountain, appearing l .. by csd   (Show all for Doan)
Doan is a lovely mountain to walk up to. From Me .. by midge_hater   (Show all for Doan)
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