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Mangerton North Top Mountain For origin of name, see Mangerton. Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 782m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V98466 81869
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Longitude: -9.478462, Latitude: 51.980152 , Easting: 98466, Northing: 81869 Prominence: 67m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 498438 581932,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MngrNr, 10 char: MngrtnNrth
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This peak is on the ridge separating the Devil's Punchbowl from Lough Erhogh and the Horses Glen.   Mangerton North Top is the second highest mountain in the Mangerton area and the 57th highest in Ireland.

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Diversion from the punchbowl. .. by group   (Show all for Mangerton North Top)
 
Leading south from Mangerton North Top is this fi .. by simon3   (Show all for Mangerton North Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mangerton North Top in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: The Horses Glen
 
jackill on Mangerton North Top, 2006
by jackill  19 Aug 2006
During his visit to Kerry in 1809 the Welsh botanist Lewis Dillwyn wrote “The air was filled with the fragrance of wild flowers, and the eye wherever it turned beheld a region of delight, in which nature seemed to have unlocked all her treasures”
Sitting on the broad col between Mangerton and Stoompa on a hot July day I’m not sure the carpet of insect devouring Butterwort(Bog Violet) had quite the fragrance he had in mind but the Horses Glen certainly had the view.
The peaks of Mangerton North and Glenacappul tower overhead.
From the left are the corries Lough Erhogh and Lough Managh flowing down to Lough Garagarry. The rocks facing the viewer across the Glen are unusual in being volcanic in origin (you can see the rounded shape of the out-flow under Glenacappul ) surrounded by Green Sandstone and Purple Siltstone. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/2463/
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