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Purple Mountain Area
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 78 
Highest place:
Purple Mountain, 832m
Maximum height for area: 832 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 597 metres,
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Shehy Mountain Mountain Seiche A name in Irish
(Ir. Seiche [TH], ‘a hide or skin’) Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 762m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90178 85706 This place has been logged as visited by 184 members. Recently by: ilenia, strangeweaver, davsheen, AJB1971, Hadleigh, marchiggins, bryanmccabe, wjnunan, IainT, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, conormcbandon, Wildrover, Balor
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Longitude: -9.600264, Latitude: 52.01301 , Easting: 90178, Northing: 85706 Prominence: 47m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 490152 585764,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ShhyMn, 10 char: ShhyMntn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Previously Shehy Mor in MV. This name, found on the OSI 1:25,000 map of the Reeks (1991), was the personal creation of J. C. Coleman ('The Mountains of Killarney', p. 30).   Shehy Mountain is the second highest mountain in the Purple Mountain area and the 68th highest in Ireland. Shehy Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Purple Mountain area.

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An easy diversion from the Tomies-Purple Mtn ridg .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Number three of the four mountains in the purple .. by Geo   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Shehy Mountain in area Purple Mountain, Ireland
Picture: View across Lough Leane to Killarney
 
paulocon on Shehy Mountain, 2010
by paulocon  24 Feb 2010
Not much to add to what is one here already, a very easy walk across from Purple NE Top. Even with the snow cover only light, enough had accumulated on the gap to build up small drifts. Shehy offers contrasting views to the rest of the Purple Range, looking down over Lough Leane and Muckross Lake to the town of Killarney itself. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/4410/
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This is a short gentle walk from Tomies South/Pur .. by mart   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
The short diversion to Shehy Mor from the Purple- .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
After Purple, a simple ascent .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
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