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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 289 members. Recently by: Helenha, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, MichaelG55, DelStewart, Djouce, stevebullers, maryt, trostanite, mgtrose, ChrisStr3, quarryman, PPruz, rowanofravara
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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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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)
 
Michael McA on Doan, 2004
by Michael McA  26 Apr 2004
One of the best 360deg views in the Mournes. You get a great reward for little effort. Surrounded by higher peaks in a vast bowl created by the high Mournes a place apart. One word of warning, the approach from the Ott Mountain Car Park can be VERY boggy for some time after wet weather. I noticed that an information board at Banns Road car park gives an alternative translation of Doan as “dubhan” : a Hook. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/944/
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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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