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Ben Crom Mountain Binn Chrom A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Crom or Beann Chrom [PNNI], 'curved/stooped peak') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 526m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J31291 26007 This summit has been logged as climbed by 241 members. Recently by: Hound-of-Ulster, guestuser, LorraineG, melohara, trostanite, dr_banuska, IainT, MichaelG55, DelStewart, jlk, newpark-cc, roscorrocket, stevebullers, stang, mgtrose
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Longitude: -5.990583, Latitude: 54.166298 , Easting: 331291, Northing: 326007 Prominence: 81m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 731211 826012,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnCrm, 10 char: Ben Crom
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Ben Crom overlooks the Ben Crom Reservoir, situated upstream from the older Silent Valley Reservoir. It was constructed in 1957 to meet Belfast's growing demand for water.   Ben Crom is the 485th highest summit in Ireland.

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Ben Crom is less than 100 metres higher than the .. by mneary34   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Crom in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
tsunami on Ben Crom, 2004
by tsunami  29 Sep 2004
Ben Crom and the reservoir to which it lends it's name as viewed from the slopes of Slievenaglogh (the smaller one). This view of the reservoir and the dam, especially on cloudy days like this, used to scare the bejaysus out of me when I was young! I think the image is like something from Lord of the Rings - almost as if you should dare venture into that valley, you probably won't be returning again! Ben Crom is, none the less a fine central point from which to view the fine Mourne panarama, just watch your footing on the eastern side! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/404/comment/1206/
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ben crom from the north between the showers. .. by ricky k   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
Our starting point was the gap between Meelmore a .. by mneary34   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
View from the top of Ben Crom into the reservoir .. by Jaak   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
Avoid the boggy approaches by coming around the b .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
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