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Caher Mountain Cathair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cathair [OSI 1:25,000], 'stone fort') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1000m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79261 83891
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Longitude: -9.758549, Latitude: 51.994449 , Easting: 79261, Northing: 83891 Prominence: 99.76m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 479237 583950,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Caher, 10 char: Caher
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

According to Ó Cíobháin, this mountain is also known as Cathair na Féinne, 'stone fort of the Fianna'.   Caher is the third highest mountain in Ireland. Caher is the third highest point in county Kerry.

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Two for the price of one! .. by group   (Show all for Caher)
 
My son and I did the Coomloughra Horseshoe on 30t .. by John Finn   (Show all for Caher)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caher in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Caher's exposed ridge.
 
simon3 on Caher, 2006
by simon3  6 Jan 2006
Caher is at just over 1000m and as you move east from it towards Carrauntoohil you will stay at over 900m for nearly 500m. This photo shows what it looks like in typical winter conditions, the snow starting to accumulate into a cornice. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/2123/
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Encountered the magnificent Caher whilst doing th .. by Fergal Meath   (Show all for Caher)
 
This is a shot of Caher taken from Carrauntoohil .. by sliabh   (Show all for Caher)
 
A tourist I spoke to recently talked about seeing .. by wicklore   (Show all for Caher)
 
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