The Big Gun 939m mountain, MacGillycuddy's Reeks Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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The Big Gun Mountain An Gunna Mór A name in Irish
also Lackagarrin, Foilnabreachaun an extra name in English
(Ir. An Gunna Mór [TH], 'the big gun') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 939m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84069 84500
Place visited by 414 members. Recently by: sammullangalvin, FrankMc1964, sfoley, bergman, JimMc, denistreacy, Younghappy, amgall, Lauranna, Cmore_2, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, hawkeye.john62, Ulsterpooka, Owenloughrey
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Longitude: -9.688792, Latitude: 52.000944 , Easting: 84069, Northing: 84500 Prominence: 74m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484044 584559,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBgGn, 10 char: ThBgGn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak is at the S end of the arete connecting it to Cruach Mhór.   The Big Gun is the 10th highest place in Ireland.

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The easy way up, but still difficult. .. by group   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
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Picture: Big Gun, Cnoc na Péiste and the southern ridge of the Reeks
 
A Big View
by mcrtchly  7 Feb 2017
A view of the Big Gun, Cnoc na Péiste and the southern ridge of the Reeks taken after a light fall of snow in late January 2017 Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/10/comment/18840/
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I started at 6.30am from the parking lot on the w .. by dewhelan   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
The Big Gun taken from the col under Cruach Mhor .. by jackill   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
A light mist lifted from the Big Gun, and a dull .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
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