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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,
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Garraunbaun Hill Laois County, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 406m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S19556 95453
Place visited by 33 members. Recently by: omurchu, markmjcampion, delboyir, hivisibility, colmocnoc, newpark-cc, simoburn, melohara, eamonoc, Fergalh, turfymccloud, millsd1, liz50, Geo, madfrankie
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Longitude: -7.708534, Latitude: 53.009827 , Easting: 219556, Northing: 195453 Prominence: 31m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 619560 695497,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grnbn, 10 char: Garaunbaun
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Garraunbaun is the 911th highest place in Ireland. Garraunbaun is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Slieve Bloom area.

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peterturner on Garraunbaun, 2008
by peterturner  30 Mar 2008
Climbed Garraunbaun after summiting Farbreague from Clashroe. I had orginally liked the appeal of the road that goes very nearly to the top but the enterprise mentioned below has this road closed with two gates and a fence either side as well as a sign stating no access authorised personnel only. From Clashroe the forest around the valley between Farbreague and Garraunbaun (marked on the OSI 1:50k map) has been completely 'harvested' and new forest placed lower in the valley. On the positive side wildlife was good. I saw two groups of young deer (5 in total) and large amounts of frog spawn as well as a wide range of plants and birds. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/800/comment/3023/
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