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Mount Eagle Mountain Sliabh an Iolair A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Iolair [OSI], 'mountain of the eagle') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 516m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: V33466 98949
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Longitude: -10.432065, Latitude: 52.117835 , Easting: 33466, Northing: 98949 Prominence: 461m,  Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 433451 599007,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntEgl, 10 char: MntEgl
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Mount Eagle is the final up-thrust of the Dingle Peninsula, its seaward flanks descending steeply to Slea Head and Dunmore Head (the most westerly point of the Irish mainland), but the islands of the Great Blasket, Inishnabro and Inishvickillane are the partly submerged continuation of the same mountain range. Mount Eagle Lough nestles high in a hollow on the eastern flank. Along the southern slopes in the townlands of Fahan and Glenfahan are the promontory fort of Dunbeg and the remains of a monastic settlement consisting of beehive huts. By comparison, the featureless summit holds little interest except for the spectacular view of West Kerry's Atlantic coast.   Sliabh an Iolair is the highest mountain in the Dingle West area and the 516th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sliabh an Iolair in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: Early evening view from above the Blaskets
 
High point over Slea Head
by Onzy  28 Apr 2015
Mount Eagle is easily climbed from the east, beginning around Q352 003 A. From here there is a track most of the way to the summit, albeit detouring to the north a bit. Views to the Blaskets are exceptional. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/419/comment/17958/
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My son Clarence and I climbed Mt Eagle from Glean .. by clasach   (Show all for Sliabh an Iolair)
 
An easy but thoroughly enjoyable walk which provi .. by Mr_Blue   (Show all for Sliabh an Iolair)
 
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