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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A For all tops   Highest summit: Cuilcagh, 665m
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Benbrack Mountain An Bhinn Bhreac A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Bhreac [logainm.ie], 'the speckled peak') Cavan County, in Arderin List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 502m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26&27A Grid Reference: H10117 21600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 52 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, Lauranna, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, mgtrose, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, Peter Walker, IndyMan, ckilm, CaptainVertigo, simoburn, Garmin, chalky, turfymccloud
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Longitude: -7.845966, Latitude: 54.143373 , Easting: 210117, Northing: 321600 Prominence: 147m,   Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 610064 821606,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb502, 10 char: Benbrac502
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

A large group of rocks on the east side of Bellavally Gap are known as the Black Rocks or Maguire's Chair. This was the site of an assembly on 'Donagh Sunday', the last Sunday in July (MacNeill, 175-77). According to Dalton, the name has led to an erroneous belief that this was the inauguration site of the Maguires, and this is confirmed by MacNeill.   Benbrack is the 564th highest summit in Ireland. Benbrack is the third highest point in county Cavan.

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I reached Benbrack following the directions poste .. by gerrym   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
Greetings from the USA, Please visit http://www. .. by pmaguire   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
glanman on Benbrack, 2004
by glanman  10 Jan 2004
A chara,
can you tell me why Cuilcagh Benbeg Benbrack and Bencroy are referred to as Sligo mountains while they are seperated from that range and are known locally as forming the Cuilcagh range.
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Route via NE Top and Derrynananta lake .. by concorde   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
On Rough Ground .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Benbrack)
 
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