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Boviel Top Hill Derry County, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 454m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8 Grid Reference: C73569 09088 This place has been logged as visited by 26 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, dr_banuska, Ulsterpooka, susanc, Aidy, muschi, sandman, Garmin, AntrimRambler, dmcdevitt, cerosti, slemish, CECIL, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -6.853357, Latitude: 54.923979 , Easting: 273569, Northing: 409088 Prominence: 49m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 673502 909075,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BvlTp, 10 char: Boviel Top
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Boviel Top is the 717th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/607/?PHPSESSID=dpqcvm0nad9v1ac1tubr9msbd4
COMMENTS for Boviel Top 1 of 1
no bovver! .. by slemish   (Show all for Boviel Top)
 
A Bit Of A Slog .. by Aidy   (Show all for Boviel Top)
 
Not that bad .. by susanc   (Show all for Boviel Top)
 
Reached from Carn Hill (See for first part of Ben .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Boviel Top)
 
three5four0 on Boviel Top, 2009
by three5four0  21 Jan 2009
Parked at 738086 A (only room for one car), in a small bay cut out of the side of the hill on the minor road for Boviel, off the A6. You have to park tight into the bay to allow for vehicles turning. A couple of metres down from the bay is a large stile for crossing the fence, from which you can walk up hill or follow the fence, for a very short distance, back past your car to where the bog track reaches the road end (by a gate), and then follow the track up hill past a small cairn. As eflanaga points out, it is a rather unspectacular summit with old overgrown peat cuttings covering the summit area with one small but deep bog hole fenced off. The views however are good, and over reward you for very little uphill effort from your parked car.

We continued over to Carn Hill and again eflanaga's description of the terrain is spot on, the views out over the Roe Valley compensating for the final section through bog.

The chambered grave, marked on the map (730077 D) beside the minor Boviel road, is worth stopping at too. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/607/comment/3535/
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