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Benglenisky Mountain Binn Ghleann Uisce A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Ghleann Uisce [OSI], 'peak of the glen of water') Galway County, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 516m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76620 50064 This 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
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Longitude: -9.859454, Latitude: 53.486313 , Easting: 76620, Northing: 250064 Prominence: 48m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 476597 750086,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnglns, 10 char: Bnglnsky
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

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.

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Simple ascent from the west .. by group   (Show all for Benglenisky)
 
A fine mountain standing proud at the south west .. by conorobyrne   (Show all for Benglenisky)
 
A Twelve Bens taster .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Benglenisky)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benglenisky in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Binn Gabhar and Binn Bhraoin from near the summit of Benglenisky.
 
csd on Benglenisky, 2007
by csd  21 Oct 2007
I approached from the west, via the narrow road that runs north from the N59. The forest immediately west of Benglenisky has been felled, so it's easiest to follow the fence that marks the northern boundary of the former plantation. You should reach the summit in about 45 mins, with the option of continuing on to Lettery or Gabhar. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/420/comment/2872/
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Binn Gleann Uisce is probably one of the most dul .. by mreeyore   (Show all for Benglenisky)
 
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