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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
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/313/
COMMENTS for Coomcathcun 1 of 1
Richard Mersey who has written about this general .. by simon3   (Show all for Coomcathcun)
 
Rough, remote and bizarre. .. by simon3   (Show all for Coomcathcun)
 
Water and Stone .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Coomcathcun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coomcathcun in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: On the summit
 
ahendroff on Coomcathcun, 2009
by ahendroff  12 Feb 2009
On the summit of Coomcathcun, in snow and misty conditions that are ideal for ML style micro-navigation drills. View from the summit on this particular day were virtually non-existent except for a brief hopeful interlude when a patch of blue sky was seen. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/313/comment/3591/
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