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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 place has been logged as visited by 31 members. Recently by: Lauranna, Cobhclimber, melohara, bryanmccabe, PeteBog, PeakPaul, Onzy, Wilderness, simoburn, chalky, Colin Murphy, carbar, acastanikic, conormcbandon, barrymayo
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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 515th highest place in Ireland.

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Barnahowna from Buckaun valley?
by jkforde  18 Apr 2010
First time commenting on MV so if this is in the wrong place please let me know.

We did a lovely short walk up Buckaun and around Lough Nadirkmore yesterday (SE of Mauntrasna) and noticed that there's another road from Killateenaun on the northern side of the valley which looks like it goes as far as the end of the valley at Dirkbeg below the shared col with Barnahowna and L.Glenawough (M002656 A). Would this be a good access point for Barnahowna and the other northern corries for a walk?

And FYI, Tourmakeady Tourism Group have some nice maps of some of the walks in the Partrys on their website: http://www.tourmakeady.com/tourist_walks.html Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/421/comment/4629/
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