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Camlough Mountain 423m,
2003, 6km
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Camlough Mountain Hill Sliabh gCuircín A name in Irish
also Slieve Girkin an extra name in English
(poss. Ir. Sliabh gCuircín [PDT], 'mountain of the (cock's) comb') Armagh County, in Carn List, Granite, granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 423m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J04951 25301 This summit has been logged as climbed by 61 members. Recently by: Murray-Tucker, markmjcampion, stevebullers, martyk90, PPruz, Ulsterpooka, Pepe, jimmyread, M_K_90, Garmin, Miranda, eamonoc, whoRya, chalky, atlantic73
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.393784, Latitude: 54.166009 , Easting: 304951, Northing: 325301 Prominence: 288m,   Isolation: 5.6km
ITM: 704886 825306,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmlgMn, 10 char: CmlghMntn
Bedrock type: Granite, granodiorite, (Newry Granodiorite Complex)

Summit situated in the townland of Cross. Had an army base on the summit, dismantled around 2001. The second element of Slieve Girkin is suggestive of cuircín, 'crest' or 'comb', which would fit well with the crinkly appearance of the summit when seen from Camlough, but no Irish forms have been found to confirm this.   Camlough Mountain is the 835th highest summit in Ireland. Camlough Mountain is the second highest point in county Armagh.

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Great views of Newry and Carlingford Lough .. by dmcdevitt   (Show all for Camlough Mountain)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Camlough Mountain in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: South Armagh's finest
tsunami on Camlough Mountain, 2007
by tsunami  14 May 2007
Hey! I can see my house from here! Just another aspect on Camlough for those of of you who aren't bored of it already. You can see clearly here how Camlough and Slieve Gullion are closely related. Camlough is after all the highest peak of the hills which form the Ring of Gullion - a ring dyke intrusion caused by volcanic uplift.........zzzzzzzzzzzz - well thats for another website, and will be explained by someone who actually knows what they are talking about. the picture shows the village of Bessbrook in the forground and Camlough Mt with the army still in residence with Slieve Gullion behind. The long shoulder to the right is Keggal Mt which I mentioned earlier. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/724/comment/2699/
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