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Torc Mountain W Top Hill For origin of name, see Torc Mountain. Kerry County, in Carn List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 470m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V94974 83794 This summit has been logged as climbed by 56 members. Recently by: hivisibility, Joe_King, jacek22m, sandilandsn, tommccarthy, bryanmccabe, Wildrover, frankmc04, wwwalker, Pepe, spoodle58, Cobhclimber, izakrupa, Colin Murphy, simoburn
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Longitude: -9.529853, Latitude: 51.99677 , Easting: 94974, Northing: 83794 Prominence: 32m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 494947 583853,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trc470, 10 char: TrcMntnWTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Torc Mountain W Top is the 661st highest summit in Ireland. Torc Mountain W Top is the second most northerly summit in the Mangerton area.

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Easy access to an interesting view of Torcs summi .. by group   (Show all for Torc Mountain W Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Torc Mountain W Top in area Mangerton, Ireland
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Irelands largest wild animal
by Colin Murphy  3 Oct 2014
Torc West Top is unmarked by a cairn or other prominence. However it is a fairly well-defined grassy mound with great views over the lakes of Killarney and towards Torc mountain itself. On my descent I stumbled upon (almost literally) a small group of Red Deer. Luckily they didn't flee too far before I could get a snap. Strikingly large and beautiful animals close up. Apparently they are Ireland's largest wild animal, or so I read. Having come within about 10 metres of them, I can't disagree with that. The larger animal in the shot came almost to my shoulder. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/550/comment/17677/
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I went out to this top with two friends from the .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Torc Mountain W Top)
 
A small top, but worth while for the views. .. by three5four0   (Show all for Torc Mountain W Top)
 
Very easy to access, just about 20 minutes detour .. by Conor74   (Show all for Torc Mountain W Top)
 
Deer and Wild Goats .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Torc Mountain W Top)
 
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