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Taghart South Hill Cavan County, in Binnion List, Turbidite, massive sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 290m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 35 Grid Reference: H73094 00484 This place has been logged as visited by 17 members. Recently by: Pepe, jackill, conormcbandon, bryanjbarry, Niamhq, wicklore, eamonoc, Peter Walker, Trailtrekker, chalky, simon3, madfrankie, Garmin, paddyhillsbagger, sandman
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Longitude: -6.887515, Latitude: 53.948617 , Easting: 273094, Northing: 300484 Prominence: 100m,  Isolation: 4.6km
ITM: 673027 800495,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TghrSt, 10 char: TghrtSth
Bedrock type: Turbidite, massive sandstone & siltstone, (Taghart Mountain Formation)

Taghart South is the 1068th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Taghart South in area North Midlands, Ireland
 
DEEP QUARRY KEEP OUT
by muschi  18 Jan 2014
Parked at H 730 002 A between the DEEP QUARRY KEEP OUT sign and walked 200 mtrs to the summit. Taghert is a working quarry and the quarry works extend almost to the summit. On the way back I noticed a roadway at H 733013 B, this might provide a more discreet passageway to the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1156/comment/15790/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Taghart South in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Taghart South Quarry and hill.
Bag it while you can.
by paddyhillsbagger  16 Mar 2014
This top can only be bagged by ignoring the warning signs associated with a working quarry. There was also a planning notice on a post for a proposed wind farm to add to the mix. The only pleasant view I had was of a soaring buzzard above the site. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1156/comment/15925/
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Borrowed Time
by sandman  25 Feb 2014
As Muschi stated in his comments this is a working quarry and at present the summit is approx one rock blast away from becomming one of the lowest summits in the north midlands. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1156/comment/15883/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Taghart South in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: View south towards Cornasaus/ Loughanleagh.
 
Doomed rock, shrinking summit.
by simon3  11 Aug 2014
View from the summit as it currently exists in 2014.
Cornasaus/ Loughanleagh is on the skyline. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1156/comment/17602/
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