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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 670th highest place in Ireland.

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A Top For A Lazy Day .. by Aidy   (Show all for Minaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Minaun in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
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by paulocon  29 Aug 2013
Also worth mentioning the pretty stunning panoramic views which take in the whole Island. The picture shows the view over Keel Strand and out to Croghaun (with it's customary covering of cloud), Achill Head and Slievemore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/15166/
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