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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 place has been logged as visited by 298 members. Recently by: livelife2thefull, RuggedTrack, Reeks2011, atlantic73, Heggs, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, melohara, Helenha, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, MichaelG55, DelStewart
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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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Climbed this old favourite again yesterday (17.09 .. by Priestlp   (Show all for Doan)
 
Heading for Ben Crom Dam from Slieve Meelbeg on o .. by mneary34   (Show all for Doan)
 
Excellent point to view the ring of the Mournes. .. by cockycorkey   (Show all for Doan)
 
One of the best 360deg views in the Mournes. You .. by Michael McA   (Show all for Doan)
 
tom swindles on Doan, 2005
by tom swindles  10 Jan 2005
There is a drier, gentler approach from the Bann Road , along the East shore of Lough Shanna, over the outlet stream and up Doan. There is a shelter at the stream. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/1415/
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A 360 from top of doan taken 16/01/05 .. by weeeddy   (Show all for Doan)
 
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