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Derrygarriff Hill Doire Gharbh A name in Irish
(Ir. Doire Gharbh [OSI], 'rough (oak-)grove') Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 492m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V87357 77448 This place has been logged as visited by 23 members. Recently by: Wildrover, IainT, frankmc04, ciarraioch, chalky, David-Guenot, thomas_g, simoburn, omurchu, Geo, liz50, millsd1, vecnyhlad, Cobhclimber, reidyden
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Longitude: -9.638624, Latitude: 51.93827 , Easting: 87357, Northing: 77448 Prominence: 128m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 487331 577509,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Drygrf, 10 char: Derygarif
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

There is a mapping problem regarding the names of several peaks in this area in that the Irish and English names are not matched up. The Irish version of Derrygarriff is given as Péicín, but this name clearly belongs to Peakeen Mountain. The correct Irish version is Doire Gharbh, which has been assigned (erroneously?) on the 1:25,000 map to the lower peak between Moll's Gap and Lough Barfinnihy.   Derrygarriff is the 590th highest summit in Ireland. Derrygarriff is the most westerly summit in the Mangerton area.

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Peakeen, Derrygarriff, Foardal .. by Conor74   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
Eirk Lough
by Conor74  24 May 2010
Since writing the comments on Derrygarriff I have read Paul Tempan's article on Maps for the Hill-Walking in the Reeks, in which he specifically notes the error in the Harvey map when it refers to Erik Lough instead of Eirk Lough. He notes a few errors on this otherwise most useful map. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/481/comment/5825/
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Killarney Outback .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
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