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Gaugin Mountain Mountain An Gáigín A name in Irish
(Ir. An Gáigín [OSI], 'the little cleft') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Pale quartzite, pebble beds, rare schist Bedrock

Height: 565m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6&11 Grid Reference: G98323 94999 This place has been logged as visited by 27 members. Recently by: Aidy, shaunkelly, 40Shades, Onzy, simoburn, chalky, David-Guenot, Wilderness, Colin Murphy, gregwalker, Garmin, Wildcat, sub3000, ahendroff, simon3
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Longitude: -8.02686, Latitude: 54.802828 , Easting: 198323, Northing: 394999 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 598272 894989,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GgnMnt, 10 char: GgnMntn
Bedrock type: Pale quartzite, pebble beds, rare schist, (Gaugin Quartzite Formation)

In a note on the townland of Dergroagh, James O'Kane says that it is sometimes called Cúl Gáigín. He also records the name Sruthán an Chut Chaoil in Dergroagh, which may relate to the same cleft feature from which Gáigín is named (JOK).   Gaugin Mountain is the 377th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gaugin Mountain in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A view off Gaugin
 
Clear morning
by Wilderness  26 Feb 2017
We started our climb up this mountain from the minor forest road (south of Gaugins summit). At the top we got one of the most clearest days I've ever seen. We could see all across Ulster: Cuilcagh mtn in the south, Sperrins and Binevenagh in the east. We could even see the tops of the Mournes in the south east direction (95 miles away). Lovely crisp day for climbing. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/334/comment/15295/
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