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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
Place visited by 246 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, maryt, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, guestuser, LorraineG, melohara, trostanite, dr_banuska, IainT, MichaelG55, DelStewart, jlk
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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 457th highest place in Ireland.

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After tackling Slieve Bearnagh's precipitous heig .. by csd   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
Ben Crom is less than 100 metres higher than the .. by mneary34   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
Ben Crom and the reservoir to which it lends it's .. by tsunami   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
ben crom from the north between the showers. .. by ricky k   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
mneary34 on Ben Crom, 2004
by mneary34  8 Nov 2004
Our starting point was the gap between Meelmore and Bearnagh, and on a general heading of 220 degrees we followed a path past Blue Lough keeping it on our left. At that point going cross-country we followed a bearing of 157 degrees in thick mist to the summit. Unfortunately our view into Ben Crom reservoir was a look into cloud, the same one we were in. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/404/comment/1310/
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View from the top of Ben Crom into the reservoir .. by Jaak   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
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