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Sheeffry Hills Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 
Highest place:
Barrclashcame, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 707 metres,
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Barrclashcame Mountain Barr Chlais Céim A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Barr Chlais Céim [PDT], 'top of Clais Céim or the trench
of the step')
Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Mudrock, sandstone, tuff Bedrock

Height: 772m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L84951 69515 This place has been logged as visited by 141 members. Recently by: oakesave, patmoran, jrpcalvert, ckilm, strangeweaver, marchiggins, Wilderness, Hadleigh, IainT, Lauranna, carbar, Geansai, ericjones, Aciddrinker, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -9.740786, Latitude: 53.662892 , Easting: 84951, Northing: 269515 Prominence: 707m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 484952 769534,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brclsh, 10 char: Brclshcm
Bedrock type: Mudrock, sandstone, tuff, (Sheeffry Formation)

Clashcame is a townland name, interpreted by John O'Donovan as Clais Céim, 'trench of the step'. This seems to relate to the name Cuscamecurragh, which on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) refers to part of the high ridge of the Sheeffry Hills (see Tievummera). Clashcame is situated at the western foot of this ridge. Barrclashcame is the top part of the townland. Previously Clashcame in MV. Walks: for a route along the main E-W ridge of the Sheeffry Hills, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 62-63.   Barrclashcame is the highest mountain in the Sheeffry Hills area and the 61st highest in Ireland. Barrclashcame is the second most westerly summit in the Sheeffry Hills area.

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simon3 on Barrclashcame, 2004
by simon3  24 Sep 2004
The visualisation shows the wild ridge of the Sheefrys from the NE. The area to the north is mostly rough moorland. Data, dating from year 2000, from Nasa. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/60/comment/1196/
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