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Slievemoughanmore Mountain Of uncertain origin [PNNI]. Down County, in Arderin List , Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 560m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24959 24095 This summit has been logged as climbed by 208 members. Recently by: mountainmike, nigelmckinney, pmeldrum, chalky, leader1, megantaggart, simoburn, happymourneview, StevieD, Ulsterpooka, BleckCra, Jas62, Innealtora, PPruzina, walker26
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Longitude: -6.088438, Latitude: 54.150541 , Easting: 324959, Northing: 324095 Prominence: 154m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 724869 824082,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvmgh, 10 char: Slvmghnmr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

It is the element -moughan- which is obscure in this case. The name appears on 16th century maps as Slew Mogh or just Mogh.   Slievemoughanmore is the 345th highest summit in Ireland.

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simon3 on Slievemoughanmore, 2004
by simon3  18 Dec 2004
There is high ground on all sides of this peak, except to the south-east where the land falls away towards the Irish Sea. In this direction, this view of two smaller hills appeared one December well up Slievemoughanmore on the route from Pigeon Rock Mountain. The mountain to the left, with a mast on it is Aughrim Hill, while on the right are the two summits of Knockchree. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/344/comment/1367/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievemoughanmore in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
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mneary34 on Slievemoughanmore, 2005
by mneary34  2 Oct 2005
On my trek Slivemoughanmore was but a stage on the way to Shanlieve. The typical Mournes wall gives a direct route albeit unrelentingly uphill as shown in the photo up Slivemoughanmore from Pigeon Rock Mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/344/comment/1979/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievemoughanmore in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
mneary34 on Slievemoughanmore, 2004
by mneary34  8 Nov 2004
We followed the Wall from Pigeon Rock Mountain to Slievemoughanmore and it levels out at the 540 metre contour. In our case because of the wind direction we got more shelter by climbing on the southern side of the Wall. At the 540 metre contour we crossed over the Wall and the summit is 100 metres approx to the north. See the attached photo which was taken from the north in the valley as we headed to Cock Mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/344/comment/1313/
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