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Caherbla Mountain Cathair Bhláth A name in Irish
(Ir. Cathair Bhláth [TCCD], 'stone fort of flowers') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate with metamorphic clasts Bedrock

Height: 586m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q72413 05126 This summit has been logged as climbed by 38 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Wilderness, bossyboots, chalky, thomas_g, Cobhclimber, Colin Murphy, trekker, MarkAD, markmjcampion, omurchu, conormcbandon, simoburn, gallybander, denistreacy
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Longitude: -9.866095, Latitude: 52.18369 , Easting: 72413, Northing: 105126 Prominence: 91m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 472394 605184,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Chrbl, 10 char: Caherbla
Bedrock type: Conglomerate with metamorphic clasts, (Inch Conglomerate Formation)

An Seabhac reports hearing from a shanachee that the correct name was Cathair Bhláthnaide, 'Bláthnaid's stone fort'. Bláthnaid was the daughter of the king of the Isle of Man. Cú Chulainn and Cú Roí fell out over who would have her hand. See Caherconree. Previously Ballyarkane Oughter in MV.   Caherbla is the 321st highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/302/
COMMENTS for Caherbla 1 of 1
A walk over boggy ground with a steep ascent to f .. by group   (Show all for Caherbla)
 
I started out on a fine Saturday morning from a s .. by jackill   (Show all for Caherbla)
 
I guess not many would target this curiously-name .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Caherbla)
 
Like a lot of the more diminutive summits or tops .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Caherbla)
 
Short but tough .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Caherbla)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caherbla in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: Sunny side up
 
Out of a clear blue sky
by Colin Murphy  10 Apr 2015
Snapped this interesting pic of the crags encountered at about 500m elevation, with the sun nestling between two jet trails. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/302/comment/17917/
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