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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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Climbed this old favourite again yesterday (17.09 .. by Priestlp   (Show all for Doan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Doan and Ben Crom River.
 
mneary34 on Doan, 2006
by mneary34  22 Sep 2006
Heading for Ben Crom Dam from Slieve Meelbeg on our Seven Seven route, Doan stands proudly, at 594 metres, and from our position on a 325 contour the mountain is impressive as shown in the photo attached, being approx. 270 metres above us. The Ben Crom river can be seen in the foreground. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/2511/
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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)
 
There is a drier, gentler approach from the Bann .. by tom swindles   (Show all for Doan)
 
A 360 from top of doan taken 16/01/05 .. by weeeddy   (Show all for Doan)
 
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