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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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Purple Mountain NE Top Mountain For origin of name, see Purple Mountain. Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 757m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V89435 85840
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Longitude: -9.611168, Latitude: 52.014075 , Easting: 89435, Northing: 85840 Prominence: 35m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 489406 585899,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Prp757, 10 char: PrplMntnNE
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Purple Mountain NE Top is the third highest mountain in the Purple Mountain area and the 74th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Purple Mountain NE Top in area Purple Mountain, Ireland
Picture: Summit stones
 
Simple approach from Purple Mountain
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  3 Aug 2014
Usually done in conjunction with Purple Mountain - in fact it is virtually impossible to do this in isolation. Park at the Gap of Dunloe (parking for a few cars) and follow the track as indicated on that mountain's short summary. From the summit of Purple it is a relatively simple, albeit steep in parts, descent of 100m over about 0.5km to the col towards the NE. There is then a gentle ascent over a few hundred metres of about 40m, with the going pretty firm, mixture of grass and rock. There is a cairn near the summit, but the highest point is marked by a 'pointy' pile of stones a short distance away. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/72/comment/4832/
 
I think it's fair to say that Purple Mountain NE .. by paulocon   (Show all for Purple Mountain NE Top)
 
From Purple, this is about as easy as it gets. A .. by paulocon   (Show all for Purple Mountain NE Top)
 
This top seems to be known to many as Tomies Sout .. by mart   (Show all for Purple Mountain NE Top)
 
Purple Mountain West (West??) Top is outshone by .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Purple Mountain NE Top)
 
After the main summit of Purple mountain, getting .. by Geo   (Show all for Purple Mountain NE Top)
 
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