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Minaun Hill Achill Island Island An Mionnán A name in Irish
also Menawn an extra name in English
(Ir. An Mionnán [www.achillislandhotel.com], 'the pinnacle') Mayo County, in Carn List, Quartzites, psammitic schists Bedrock

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Height: 466m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: F66140 01953 This place has been logged as visited by 101 members. Recently by: brenno, DeltaP, IainT, Ulsterpooka, Barty1958, PollyM, Onzy, Keithbrogan, pslat, TommyV, frankmc04, Secret-Five, MichaelE, quarryman, Aidy
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Longitude: -10.039609, Latitude: 53.949651 , Easting: 66140, Northing: 301953 Prominence: 411m,  Isolation: 3.9km
ITM: 466122 801963,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Minaun, 10 char: Minaun
Bedrock type: Quartzites, psammitic schists, (Dooega Head Formation)

The cliffs of Minaun are spectacular when viewed from Keel. They offer a popular launch site for hang-gliding. The summit is a magnificent viewpoint, giving a surprisingly broad view of all of Achill and much of West Mayo, considering its moderate height. For a walk to the TV mast on Minaun, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk K. The summit is a little further on. Sometimes spelt Menawn.   Minaun is the 671st highest place in Ireland.

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Trivial climb, great views, excessive religion. .. by group   (Show all for Minaun)
 
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Bring the family
by paulocon  29 Aug 2013
The ideal family walk. Access road takes you to within 1k of the summit and from there, it's a leisurely walk up an easy incline to the summit which is marked by a statue atop a cairn. With the access road, it would be a wonderful place from which to catch a sunset. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/15165/
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Drove up to the TV masts before making my way to .. by murphysw   (Show all for Minaun)
 
On the right sort of evening, there can be few gu .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Minaun)
 
Toy story to Achill .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Minaun)
 
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