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Mourne Mountains Area
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Rocky Mountain Mountain PNNI suggests that this name may have been coined in English. Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 524m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J35070 25255
Place visited by 242 members. Recently by: PPruz, Xiom5724, trostanite, pwbellarby, Lauranna, msammon, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, jlk, newpark-cc, LorraineG, Helenha, bryanjbarry, DelStewart
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Longitude: -5.932999, Latitude: 54.158441 , Easting: 335070, Northing: 325255 Prominence: 60m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 734996 825246,   GPS IDs, 6 char: RckyMn, 10 char: RckyMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

There are two other peaks of this name in the Mourne Mountains, and the Irish form Sliabh na gCloch, 'mountain of the stones', is attested for both.   Rocky Mountain is the 462nd highest place in Ireland.

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If you’re a soldier at the top of Slieve Donard y .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Rocky Mountain)
 
Zeaphod 10/11 - 200 per cent, reference litter Ro .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Rocky Mountain)
 
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Rocky Mountain summit with Slieve Donard in the b .. by sbarany   (Show all for Rocky Mountain)
 
zeaphod on Rocky Mountain, 2004
by zeaphod  10 Nov 2004
Calling it a mountain seems like a wild exaggeration when you are standing next to the "bump". Of course the surrounding land is already high above the Annalong vally. The easist way there is via Round Seefin and Long Seefin, just follow the wall. Lots of evidence of quarrying activity, and a few suitable campsites in the area. Unfortunately this has led to a few bits of litter along the wall. Do us all a favour - take it home. Seriously, if everyone take one piece of litter home, we'll soon clear it up. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/406/comment/1316/
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