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Big CollinHillCollann Mór A name in Irish AntrimCounty, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
Height:353mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9,14Grid Reference: J23248 96638This summit has been logged as climbed by 38 members. Recently by: Wilderness, Cloughbeg, Ulsterpooka, jimmyread, trostanite, daftgrandad, Garmin, JKelly, chalky, megantaggart, gregwalker, neelix_tdog, sub3000, Cweed101, AntrimRambler I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Along the east coast of Ireland there is a cluster of names anglicised as Collin/Collon from Irish collann, meaning 'a height'. See also Collin Top (Co. Antrim) and Collon Hill (Co. Wicklow). They may ultimately show the same root as Lat. collis, Fr. colline and Eng. hill.
Big Collin is the 1046th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/898/