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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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
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Longitude: -9.852566, Latitude: 51.926378 , Easting: 72594, Northing: 76461 Prominence: 166m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 472589 576539,   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 75th highest place in Ireland.

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Uninspiring ridge top with great views. .. by group   (Show all for Beann)
 
View from the south .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann)
 
Beann is composed of 6 summits which are all visi .. by eric   (Show all for Beann)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beann from the SW
 
simon3 on Beann, 2006
by simon3  19 Sep 2006
Beann is at a meeting point of three ridges. One leads towards Mullaghanattin, another south to one end of the Mullaghanattin circuit and then thirdly south west towards An Corrán (Finnararagh). This is a Janus mountain, looking two ways, because although not quite a high as Mullaghanattin, it has good views of the Reeks and good views of the summits SW Dunkerrons towards Coomcallee above Waterville.

Different guidebooks have different spellings such as Beoun and Beounn. Usually you would reach this summit as part of the Mullaghnattin circuit, but it could also be reached from the Ballaghbeama gap or from the SE corner of Cloon Lough. The actual summit is unremarkable, being a grassy ridge with a fence.

The photo shows Beann SW top to the left and the steep route to Beann from the SW. This is one of those memorable pull ups that you could compare with some of the steep bits of Slieve Bearnagh (Mournes) or the pull up Maumturkmore (Maamturks). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/75/comment/2499/
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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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