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TrostanMountainTrostán A name in Irish (Ir. Trostán [DUPN], 'pole/staff' [DUPN])County Highpoint of Antrim, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
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Joyce's suggestion (INP, iii, 586) that this peak is so named because of its resemblance to a pilgrim's staff with a crooked top seems without foundation.
Trostan is the highest mountain in the Antrim Hills area and the 419th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/?PHPSESSID=hl94mjl7rrfgtmlq5ge0rcojh6