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Coomcathcun Mountain Com Cait Con A name in Irish
(Ir. Com Cait Con [logainm.ie†], 'hollow of the cat and the hound') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 578m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V64266 70818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 26 members. Recently by: GSheehy, Onzy, chalky, garrettd, markmjcampion, mountainmike, dmc, simoburn, CaptainVertigo, vecnyhlad, Cobhclimber, , madfrankie, Colin Murphy, trekker
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Longitude: -9.971573, Latitude: 51.87357 , Easting: 64266, Northing: 70818 Prominence: 123m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 464245 570880,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmcthc, 10 char: Comcathcun
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

The name Com Cait Con, which applies properly to the coom to the N of this peak, is understood locally as the 'hollow of the cat and the greyhound'. Thanks to An Brainse Logainmneacha for providing this information. The anglicised form Coomeathcun on the OSI map is a mis-spelling.   Coomcathcun is the 342nd highest summit in Ireland.

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Richard Mersey who has written about this general .. by simon3   (Show all for Coomcathcun)
 
Rough, remote and bizarre. .. by simon3   (Show all for Coomcathcun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coomcathcun in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
 
Water and Stone
by CaptainVertigo  23 Apr 2014
Coomcathcun's extensive plateau is an obstacle course of water and rock. Navigation will be difficult in poor conditions. There is a real sense of remoteness. Human traffic is almost non existent. This would be an interesting place to set up camp for a few days of contemplation. Getting there would not be easy, but it would be worth it. My particular favorites are the many tiny lakes, and their rocky cradles. The photo is taken at point V 63744 69914 C and shows the nearby lake, with Kenmare Bay and Beara in the background Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/313/comment/16034/
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On the summit of Coomcathcun, in snow and misty c .. by ahendroff   (Show all for Coomcathcun)
 
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