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BengleniskyMountainBinn Ghleann Uisce A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Ghleann Uisce [OSI], 'peak of the glen of water')GalwayCounty, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:516mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L76620 50064This summit has been logged as climbed by 143 members. Recently by: Gus, IainT, Lauranna, eugeneryan959, Ulsterpooka, marchiggins, Cathal-Kelly, JoannaS, Hilldweller, Peter Walker, millsd1, Geo, ColinCallanan, markwallace, eoghancarton I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Gleann Uisce, 'the glen of water', is on the SE side of this peak. On the NW side, in the townland of Barr na nÓrán, this hill is known as Binn Dubh or Cnoc Dubh. The distinctive green Connemara marble is worked in a quarry in Barr na nÓrán. The quarry was started by Thomas Martin in the 1820s [TR]. Walks: for a route to the summit, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 146-50.
Benglenisky is the 516th highest summit in Ireland. Benglenisky is the second most southerly summit in the Twelve Bens area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/420/