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Slemish Hill Sliabh Mis A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Mis [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Mis') Antrim County, in Carn List, Dolerite & gabbro Bedrock

Height: 437.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D22161 05397 This place has been logged as visited by 129 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, LorraineG60, m0jla, melohara, jlk, newpark-cc, scottwalker, MichaelG55, tonylyons, stang, Ulsterpooka, ChrisStr3, jimmyread, susanc, Bernieor
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Longitude: -6.097413, Latitude: 54.88134 , Easting: 322162, Northing: 405398 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 3.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 722083 905385,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slmsh, 10 char: Slemish
Bedrock type: Dolerite & gabbro, (Dolerite & gabbro)

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 775th highest place in Ireland.

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A bright, dry and clear afternoon in late March - .. by slemish   (Show all for Slemish)
 
Ireland's Uluru? .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slemish)
 
St Patricks Playground .. by gerrym   (Show all for Slemish)
 
Slemish, a short sharp ascent from the car park l .. by three5four0   (Show all for Slemish)
 
When you tell people that you climb mountains, so .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slemish)
 
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