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Achill/Corraun Area   Corraun Subarea
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,   Summits in area: 16,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghaun, 688m
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Corraun Hill Mountain Cnoc an Chorráin A name in Irish
also Currane Hill an extra name in English
(Ir. Cnoc an Chorráin [OSNB*], 'hill of the hook') Mayo County, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, psammitic schists Bedrock

Height: 524m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: L75406 96048 This summit has been logged as climbed by 77 members. Recently by: scapania, IainT, markmjcampion, rleahy, roscorrocket, jlk, Wilderness, David-Guenot, frankmc04, deirdre.obrien, simoburn, melohara, barrymayo, chalky, garrettd
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Longitude: -9.896217, Latitude: 53.898923 , Easting: 75406, Northing: 296048 Prominence: 103m,   Isolation: 2.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 475382 796058,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crn525, 10 char: Coraun Hil
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, psammitic schists, (Corraun Quartzite Member)

The large peninsula, which is very nearly an island, lying between Achill and the mainland of Mayo is called Corraun (Ir. Corrán Acla, 'sickle of Achill'). The name may refer to the shape of this hill or perhaps to the promontory Gubnahardia, near which the village of Corraun is situated. Corraun is part of the parish of Achill. For a walk on the S slopes of Corraun Hill, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk M.   Corraun Hill is the 492nd highest summit in Ireland.

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Corraun at the double .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Corraun Hill)
 
I approached Corraun Hill from its strangely bigg .. by gerrym   (Show all for Corraun Hill)
 
malonesean on Corraun Hill, 2004
by malonesean  6 Sep 2004
Climbed Corraun Hill in mixed weather conditions. The views are excellent from the top of Corraun with Clare Island to the Southwest, Clew Bay to the South,Achill directly west and Black sod bay to the North. It a good all round walk, not too difficult but plenty of cliffs to peer over. Ascent can be made up the spur to the east of Lough Cullydoo. The area is quite boggy here. Take care in bad visibility. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/405/comment/1171/
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Corraun - a place of little corries? .. by Barry   (Show all for Corraun Hill)
 
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