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Croaghmore Hill Great Blasket Island Island An Cró Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cró Mór [OSI], 'the big sheep-pen') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Reachable "On Foot " Y
Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: V24619 95806 This place has been logged as visited by 50 members. Recently by: TNaughton, JohnAshton, gongers, liz50, Wildcat, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, MichaelE, trekker, ahendroff, DenisMc, chalky, jlk, Moneenman, Philewis
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Longitude: -10.559429, Latitude: 52.086867 , Easting: 24619, Northing: 95806 Prominence: 292m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 424609 595863,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg293, 10 char: Croaghmore
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This name has been misleadingly anglicised as if it contained the element cruach, 'stack'. It actually contains cró, 'sheep-pen', and it seems that the name has been transferred from a pen to the hill on which it was situated.   An Cró Mór is the 1064th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Cró Mór in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: Looking towards An Tiaracht
 
The best view in Ireland?
Short Summary created by liz50,  26 Apr 2017
Great Blasket Island can be reached by ferry from Dunquin, Ventry or Dingle. From the harbour follow the path uphill. There are tracks running either side of the first high point. There is also a track running along the length of the summit ridge. All three paths converge at V26214 96622 A. From this point there is a single track to the summit Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/963/comment/5722/
 
An Cro Mor weighs in at less than 300m, but this .. by gerrym   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
Where Is Tony Soper when you need him? .. by three5four0   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
An Cró Mór is the highest point on the Great Blas .. by Lorcan-o-c   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
Shark free photo .. by three5four0   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
High point on a dramatic island. .. by simon3   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
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