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Benbrack Mountain Binn Bhreac A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Bhreac [OSI], 'speckled peak') Galway County, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 582m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76558 55818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 165 members. Recently by: trevorf, IainT, Lauranna, murney, wwwalker, William-J, brianmccrossan, Danger, Podgemus, Cathal-Kelly, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, ckilm, scapania, ColinCallanan
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Longitude: -9.862653, Latitude: 53.537968 , Easting: 76558, Northing: 255818 Prominence: 264m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476535 755839,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb582, 10 char: Benbrack
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

The summit of this mountain is strewn with lumps of quartz. Walks: for a route taking in Cnoc Breac, Binn Bhreac and Binn Bhán or Maolán, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 163-67.   Benbrack is the 331st highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/
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Speckled Ben .. by group   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Parked on the R344 at the entrance to a forestry .. by gerrym   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
This party is at the summit of Benbrack looking t .. by simon3   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbrack in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
csd on Benbrack, 2003
by csd  16 Nov 2003
Another possible approach to Benbrack is via the Kylemore River valley at Glencorbet (see the Harvey map). Turn off the R344 and park at the 43 metre spot height, then follow the marked track up to Glencorbet. The picture shows the view up to Benbrack, taken from the river valley. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/308/comment/746/
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August 2005...Left the car near Kylemore Abbey. F .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
A rather warmer day than some of the other photos .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
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