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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Aghla More Mountain An Eachla Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Eachla Mhór [DUPN], poss. 'great look-out point/prospect') Donegal County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 581.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B94976 23928
Place visited by 157 members. Recently by: jimmy-mci, windy, markmjcampion, StephenH16, Jamessheerin, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, johncromie, IainT, scapania, Lauranna, jackill, Wildrover, Cobhclimber, liz50
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Longitude: -8.079404, Latitude: 55.062662 , Easting: 194977, Northing: 423928 Prominence: 156.25m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 594927 923911,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AghlMr, 10 char: Aghla More
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

P.W. Joyce, interprets this name as Ir. eachla or eachlann, 'stable', suggesting it is an example of a mountain named after a feature situated at its foot. However, Patrick McKay prefers to see the modern form as a re-interpretation of the original name Achla, a form of Aichill, meaning 'a look-out point or prospect' (Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names). Achill Island in Mayo (Ir. Acaill) may well be derived from the same root.   Aghla More is the 316th highest place in Ireland.

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A majestic viewing platform for the Donegal Highl .. by group   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
From the S shore of Atlan Lough cross the river a .. by gerrym   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
1st of the triple summits of the Aghlas, this pea .. by eoin   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Aghla More in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Climbing the steep NW spur with Ardloughnabrackbaddy and the Agla Begs beyond
 
A steep but very worthwhile climb
by Harry Goodman  29 Nov 2011
On 1 May 2010 I climbed Agla More as part of a walk from Muckish Gap to Altan Lough which also included Crocknalaragagh, the two tops of Agla Beg and Ardloughnabrackbaddy (Pt. 473). Although I had been to the top of Agla More previously, on a number of E - W crossings of the range, I had never diviated from the usual route around the S of Lough Feenane before climbing up to the summit. On this occasion, as we were including mv listed Ardloughnabrackbaddy (Pt. 473), we decided rather than backtrack E around the Lough to continue down SW across the outflow from L. Feenane B953 243 I. We then went W across a large patch of rock debris before continuing up to meet the grassy NW spur of Agla More B947 243 J. Once there it was a steep climb up SE to the summit cairn. From the top we dropped down SE to a high saddle B953 238 D above L Feenane before heading SSE steeply downhill, with the forrest on our left, to B955 231 C and then SW down to Altan Lough B954 226 B. Once past the ruined Altan Tower, we crossed the river and followed a winding track uphill over the SE shoulder of Beaghy and then out to the R251. For anyone doing an E - W traverse of these hills I would commend the diversion over Pt. 473 (described above) as worthwhile, both to include a mv listed top that might not otherwise be visited and as a change from the "traditional" route to Agla More. Once there, if the conditions are right, the views from Agla More will live long in the memory. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/306/comment/6638/
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Beaghy - the best viewpoint for Aghla More? .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
Aghla More, with Altan just visible to the left a .. by csd   (Show all for Aghla More)
 
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