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SlemishHillSliabh Mis A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Mis [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Mis')AntrimCounty, in Carn List, Dolerite & gabbro Bedrock
Height:437.9mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9Grid Reference: D22161 05397This place has been logged as visited by 127 members. Recently by: m0jla, melohara, jlk, newpark-cc, scottwalker, MichaelG55, tonylyons, stang, Ulsterpooka, ChrisStr3, jimmyread, susanc, Bernieor, madfrankie, DrMonkfish I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Slemish is remarkable for its pudding-like shape, which makes it unmistakable from any angle. It is particulary prominent seen from the west near Ballymena. This shape is due to its origin as a volcanic plug. According to tradition, it was on Slemish that St. Patrick spent six bleak years as a slave herding sheep and swine. Patrick was captured in Britain at the age of 16 and sold as a slave to an Irish chief named Milchú.
Slemish is the 708th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/667/