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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
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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 483rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Crom in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit of Ben Crom with the reservoir and Slieve Donard in the distance.
 
csd on Ben Crom, 2005
by csd  10 Jul 2005
After tackling Slieve Bearnagh's precipitous heights, Ben Crom approached from the west is almost a walk in the park (but mind the bog holes!). Although not very high, its relatively isolated position gives it some good views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/404/comment/1788/
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Ben Crom is less than 100 metres higher than the .. by mneary34   (Show all for Ben Crom)
 
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