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An Bhinn Láir Mountain (Ir. An Bhinn Láir [TH], 'the middle peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 514m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V62999 71461
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: Lauranna, PeakPaul, markmjcampion, jacek22m, Cobhclimber, Onzy, chalky, mountainmike, dmc, simoburn, CaptainVertigo, vecnyhlad, , madfrankie, trekker
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Longitude: -9.990213, Latitude: 51.879036 , Easting: 62999, Northing: 71461 Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 462979 571523,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnBhnL, 10 char: AnBhnLár
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Located at the top of the ridge separating the valleys of Derriana from Cloonaghlin. Previously Cloonaghlin in MV.   An Bhinn Láir is the 520th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Bhinn Láir in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Namona and Cloonaghlin
 
Serene, Graceful and Light
by CaptainVertigo  22 Apr 2014
A Bhinn Lair sails like a ship between the waters of Namona and Cloonaghlin (pictured) to its south and Derriana to its north, heading for Ballinskelligs Bay. It tapers like Sheep's Head Way or Croaghaun, but it an understated way because,while it is sea bound, it has some miles to travel before it will reach its destination. I found its narrow southern road and the degree of habitation on its south western flanks a little disconcerting so I parked near Oweveen Bridge (under Bheann Mhor) and walked across between Namona and Cloonaghlin shortly after dawn. The isthmus is cut by a stream between the lakes bridged by stacked flat stones. Seek permission before you go this way. From this point you can see the great horseshoe of surrounding mountains.
There is something serene about this mountain. If some of its compatriots are rough, gnarled or even monstrous, this one has a certain delicate grace and, surrounded as it is by water, lights up easily. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/424/comment/16024/
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The summit is part of an east west ridge more tha .. by simon3   (Show all for An Bhinn Láir)
 
An Bhinn Láir is a great place to look at the spe .. by simon3   (Show all for An Bhinn Láir)
 
Pretty but wild. .. by simon3   (Show all for An Bhinn Láir)
 
This photo was taken on the summit of Coomavaniha .. by simon3   (Show all for An Bhinn Láir)
 
Descent into hell! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for An Bhinn Láir)
 
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