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Barnahowna Mountain Mám Cam A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Mám Cam [PDT], 'crooked pass') Mayo County, in Arderin List, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 516m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: M00200 67500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 28 members. Recently by: bryanmccabe, PeteBog, PeakPaul, Onzy, Wilderness, simoburn, chalky, Colin Murphy, carbar, acastanikic, conormcbandon, barrymayo, madfrankie, taobear, StephenH16
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.509946, Latitude: 53.647911 , Easting: 100200, Northing: 267500 Prominence: 71m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 500171 767518,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brnhwn, 10 char: Barnahowna
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps but is named Maume Camb on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). A spur descending to the NNE is called Knockmuredamore. Barnahowna is a townland name. Also called Naweelion.   Barnahowna is the 517th highest summit in Ireland.

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a pleasant plateau .. by group   (Show all for Barnahowna)
Fine-weather photo .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Barnahowna)
Just south of Barnahowna this impressive glacial .. by simon3   (Show all for Barnahowna)
One way to reach Barnahowna is as part of a grand .. by simon3   (Show all for Barnahowna)
Right beside the summit is what I take to be Loug .. by simon3   (Show all for Barnahowna)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barnahowna in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Memorial on col.
simon3 on Barnahowna, 2005
by simon3  2 May 2005
Two of the huge coums that dominate the sides of the Partrys nearly meet at the col between Barnahowna and Maumtrasna. At the lowest point of the col I found this simple memorial which says

In Memory of





The lake behind this stark reminder of our past is Lough Glenawough, at about 1170m long, the longest of the corrie lakes around Maumtrasna. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/421/comment/1674/
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