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White MountainMountainDho Bran A name in Irish also previosly Bran Scultair an extra name in English Carlow/ WexfordCounty, in Arderin List, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock
Height:509mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68Grid Reference: S78598 40081This place has been logged as visited by 100 members. Recently by: ilenia, Barry28213, David-Guenot, DeltaP, peterturner, eoghancarton, colmscully, CaptainVertigo, theredyin, Kiwitrekker, strangeweaver, lw24, Wilderness, Geo, millsd1 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Longitude: -6.843225, Latitude: 52.50687 , Easting: 278598, Northing: 140081 Prominence: 134m, Isolation: 1.6km, Has trig pillar ITM: 678529 640127, GPS IDs, 6 char: Wht509, 10 char: WhtMntn509 Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)
Máire MacNeill, discussing the customs associated with Caher Roe's Den, reports: Lesser piles along the top of the mountain-ridge are called after Fionn's dog, Bran, which is said to have leaped from one pile to another (MacNeill, 225). Bran Scultair and the nearby Dho Bran appear to be two such names, though their precise meaning is not clear.
Dho Bran is the 538th highest place in Ireland. Dho Bran is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Blackstairs Mountains area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/446/?PHPSESSID=aniv81qschf6ofeuptuv30rvn4