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Beenatoor Mountain Binn an Tuair A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn an Tuair [OSI], 'peak of the bleaching green') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 592m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q55851 08908 This summit has been logged as climbed by 54 members. Recently by: Cobhclimber, ahogan, Colin Murphy, chalky, acorn, muddyboots, Onzy, melohara, shaunkelly, trekker, simoburn, bryanmccabe, gallybander, garrettd, John Smyth
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Longitude: -10.10968, Latitude: 52.213524 , Easting: 55851, Northing: 108908 Prominence: 66m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 455835 608960,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bntr, 10 char: Beenatoor
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Located on southern boundary of Glennahoo townland. The location of this feature looks odd on the Discovery map but on the 1/2 inch map it is the lower peak which directly overlooks Maghanaboe and An Seabhac's description confirms this: binn árd cnuic ar an dteorainn theas [Glennahoo townland]. Anglicised name appears on ½ inch map.   Beenatoor is the 312th highest summit in Ireland.

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milo on Beenatoor, 2005
by milo  7 May 2005
Easter Saturday'05started here for me, after a really good Good Friday on Brandon Ridge. Parking clear of the bend on the Conor Pass road at 544 101 A head up the Glenahoo road, leaving it at the gate around 546 098 B to ascend the flank of the glen on a steep track which attains the ridge about 400m. Stay near the western edge for a splendid view across Beenbo toward Slieveanea and Dingle Bay beyond. Visiting Coombaun I would commend only to dedicated '600' baggers. Best to ascend Beenoskee directly or detour over Glaneteentassig north. Cross the fence edging this for a memorable sidelong view over rocky buttresses toward An Duloch. As you head for Stradbally top you will note a commemorative banner about 100 metres to the east., erected by the friends of Donald Earlie, who died aged 22 imn January 2004. Beenoskee can than be reached from the east , descending steeply northward to the lake,where photo fans who haven't left their apparatus 200 miles away might get a fine panorama of both tops. A return to the start can be made from here , those with two cars may find Tomasin's in Stradbally a compelling feature of the homeward view. One of the higher points of a a great weekend. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/291/comment/1650/
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The summit of Beenatoor is a somewhat indistingui .. by jackill   (Show all for Beenatoor)
From the car park at 582051 C, by lough Ansc .. by three5four0   (Show all for Beenatoor)
Re: Milo's comment on Beenatoor - The Munster J .. by fmacm   (Show all for Beenatoor)
A Worthwhile Detour .. by ahogan   (Show all for Beenatoor)
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