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Benwiskin Mountain Sligo County, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 514m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G72344 49116 This summit has been logged as climbed by 135 members. Recently by: davsheen, PeakPaul, conormcbandon, IainT, Lauranna, Iamcan, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, scapania, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, ckilm, mgtrose, johnstna, Wilderness
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Longitude: -8.42658, Latitude: 54.3899 , Easting: 172344, Northing: 349116 Prominence: 39m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 572293 849115,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnwskn, 10 char: Benwiskin
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

This peak is remarkable for its wave-like profile when seen from near Ballintrillick.   Benwiskin is the 523rd highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benwiskin in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
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Last Digit on Northern face
by swoop  9 May 2011
This was taken 08/05/11 at 6pm approx , from the last knuckle ridge / digit on northern face of Benbulbin looking over the valley along Slieve Mor , at Benwiskin . Truskmore is on right of shot, and Tievebaun was visible from here also. Pic shot from - normal Grid Ref = G 692 466 H
10 digit Grid Ref = G 69247 46638 I , Latitude = 54.36738 (north) , Longitude = -8.47321 (west)
Latitude = 54°22'3" (north) , Longitude = 8°28'24" (west) ,Tetrad = G64Y ,Altitude = 454 metres Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/425/comment/6345/
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