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mcrtchly
2015-09-01 11:55:05
Re Mullaghanattin, Map in doubt?
In reply to a recent comment about the slope on the east side of Mullaghnattin, some points to note are:

The OSI public map viewer only shows generalised contours

The scale of the OSI map viewer is only approximate as it depends upon the resolution (dpi) of your monitor, thus the actual horizontal distance cannot be measured on screen but only from either paper maps or digital maps in a GIS.

The most accurate depiction of contours are on the new 1:25,000 OSI maps. Using these I make the horizontal distance between the 700m contour and the summit to be 200m, giving a slope angle of 20 degrees.

Finally, to me, slopes always look steeper than they are until you are on them!

Martin
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