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Boggeragh Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 642.7 metres,   Summits in area: 11,   Maximum prominence for area: 439 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 79, 80 For all tops   Highest summit: Musheramore, 642.7m
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Seefin Hill Suí Finn A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Suí Finn [PDT], 'Fionn's seat') Cork County, in Carn List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 491m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W35977 86523 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: t.jay, eamonoc, Cobhclimber, Fergalh, hivisibility, DenisMc, mikepwalker, petercrowley, Conor74, simon3, sandman, thomas_g, noelvontrap, ciarraioch, pocarbuile
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Longitude: -8.933496, Latitude: 52.027533 , Easting: 135977, Northing: 86523 Prominence: 61m,   Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 535940 586582,   GPS IDs, 6 char: See491, 10 char: Seefin 491
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Seefin is the third highest hill in the Boggeragh Mountains area and the 592nd highest in Ireland.

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An easy road with distant balcony views but nearb .. by group   (Show all for Seefin)
 
Seefin is an easy stroll from the car park at the .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Seefin)
 
My cold, wet and misty ascent from the car park b .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Seefin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Seefin in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: I can almost smell the sweet turf fire
 
The laziest man in Ireland?
by thomas_g  6 Apr 2012
One wonders as you traverse the country what made Fionn mac Cumhaill so tired that he was constantly sitting down. Fionn seems to have travelled the country trying to find high points on which to park his posterior. Given the choice between Musheramore and Seefin, there doesn't appear to be any reason for Fionn to sit at the top of Seefin other than pure laziness.
The access restriction signs appear to have disappeared from the private road, but I'd still prefer the walk up the line of the fence (there has to be some challenge).
This appears to be a popular place for turf , though I suspect the days of turf harvesting in Ireland are numbered with the bog ecosystem disappearing fast around the country. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/483/comment/6755/
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