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Benagh Mountain Binn Fhaiche A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Faiche [TCCD*], 'peak of Faha') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 822m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46908 11928 This place has been logged as visited by 154 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, toblereoghan, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, jimgraham, Dean, timmyc, Hadleigh, millsd1, JohnAshton, liz50, IainT, Martinpeak, ericjones, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -10.241797, Latitude: 52.23825 , Easting: 46908, Northing: 111928 Prominence: 57m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 446893 611981,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Benagh, 10 char: Benagh
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

The name Benagh is marked on the OS 6 map. An Fhaiche / Faha is the name of the townland in which this peak is situated. The grotto at which the traditional ascent of the mountain begins is further down in the same townland. The walls E of the summit were identified as the remains of an inland promontory fort by archaeologist Barry Raftery. For information on this fort, see Archaeology Ireland Heritage Guide No. 29 (published March 2005). Previously Brandon Mtn East Top in MV.   Benagh is the 32nd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benagh in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Brandon East Top from the north east top
 
skyehigh on Benagh, 2005
by skyehigh  12 Jun 2005
This picture was taken looking back from the northe east top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/30/comment/1750/
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