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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
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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 294th 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Doan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
leslieashe on Doan, 2005
by leslieashe  25 Nov 2005
Doan - a jewel in the centre of the Mournes with winter light on the Irish Sea in the background. Early January 2003. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/313/
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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)
 
One of my favourite views in the Mournes and so e .. by tsunami   (Show all for Doan)
 
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