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Slievenaglogh Hill Sliabh na gCloch A name in Irish
Down County, in Carn List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 445m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J29879 23017
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Longitude: -6.013536, Latitude: 54.139786 , Easting: 329879, Northing: 323017 Prominence: 160m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 729795 823020,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv445, 10 char: Slvnglg445
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

This is the lower of two peaks in the Mourne Mountains called Slievenaglogh, the other being situated further north near Hare's Gap. This Slievenaglogh overlooks the Silent Valley Reservoir, constructed in the 1920s to supply water for Belfast. Before it was flooded, the Silent Valley was known as the 'Happy Valley'. Labourers from the Happy Valley constructed the Mourne Wall for the Belfast and District Water Commissioners to delimit the catchment area. It is 2-2.5m high and 1m thick, encloses 9,000 acres of land (3,600 hectares) and passes over the summit of many of Mourne's highest peaks.   Slievenaglogh is the 685th highest place in Ireland.

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darrenf on Slievenaglogh, 2010
by darrenf  8 Jan 2010
Slievenaglogh as viewed from the shore of the reservior at the slient valley Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/635/comment/4348/
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