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Beann Mountain An Bheann Bhán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bheann Bhán [TH], 'white peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 752m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V72594 76461 This summit has been logged as climbed by 119 members. Recently by: rogers, IainT, jacek22m, Wildrover, ericjones, tommccarthy, jimgraham, melohara, PeteBog, noelvontrap, ckilm, thomas_g, dodser, Colin Murphy, oldsoldier
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Longitude: -9.852807, Latitude: 51.926221 , Easting: 72594, Northing: 76461 Prominence: 166m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 472572 576522,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Beann, 10 char: Beann
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beann (approximate pronunciation: byown, rhyming with down) is most often climbed in combination with Mullaghanattin as part of a circuit of the Pocket. Despite being unnamed on the Discovery map, it is nearly as high as its neighbour and has several satellites of its own. The ridge extending to the south-west towards Finnararagh is among the most wild and solitary routes in Ireland.   Beann is the 76th highest summit in Ireland.

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Uninspiring ridge top with great views. .. by group   (Show all for Beann)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beanns viewed from the South.
 
View from the south
by simon3  1 Nov 2012
Beann is on the skyline, left of centre in this picture taken from Lackawee in the Caha Mountains.
To its left are its SW Top, to its right its NE Top and then Mullaghanattin, looking from this angle more like a whaleback than the Matterhorn of Kerry.

Beann is very much part of a ridge, the Dunkerrons. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/75/comment/14853/
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Beann is composed of 6 summits which are all visi .. by eric   (Show all for Beann)
 
Beann is at a meeting point of three ridges. One .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann)
 
After summitting Mullaghnattin and heading SW to .. by Geo   (Show all for Beann)
 
Beann on the right as seen from the lower slopes .. by eric   (Show all for Beann)
 
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