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Big Collin Hill Collann Mór A name in Irish
Antrim County, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 353m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9,14 Grid Reference: J23248 96638 This place has been logged as visited by 39 members. Recently by: m0jla, Wilderness, Cloughbeg, Ulsterpooka, jimmyread, trostanite, daftgrandad, Garmin, JKelly, chalky, megantaggart, gregwalker, neelix_tdog, sub3000, Cweed101
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Longitude: -6.084195, Latitude: 54.802432 , Easting: 323248, Northing: 396638 Prominence: 148m,  Isolation: 6.4km
ITM: 723172 896627,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BgCln, 10 char: Big Collin
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Lower Basalt Formation)

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 1047th highest place in Ireland.

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Bigger than it looks .. by group   (Show all for Big Collin)
 
Climbed Big Collin for the third time this aftern .. by slemish   (Show all for Big Collin)
 
Colin is one of the foothills rising from the Lou .. by gerrym   (Show all for Big Collin)
 
three5four0 on Big Collin, 2008
by three5four0  2 Oct 2008
Access to Big Collin is very straight forward, as a track has been created to serve the new wind farm on its n/e side. There is ample space to park up and not block the entrance (at 239971), there is however a picnic area a further 500 metres north east along the B94, which would be preferable when the wind farm access track is in use. It really is a short walk of no more than a k to the summit, which resembles a burial cairn, complete with a depression in its top, as if a chamber has collapsed. Nice views too! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/898/comment/3348/
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Wolf Ghosts and Wind .. by volsung   (Show all for Big Collin)
 
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