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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 Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 939.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84069 84500
Place visited by 457 members. Recently by: bandre, rollingwave, Magnetic_fields, Tran, Maire-Ni, Hjonna, chairmanmiah, deggy66, justynagru, osullivanm, Grumbler, conorjob, learykid, John.geary, msammon
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Longitude: -9.688786, Latitude: 52.000952 , Easting: 84069, Northing: 84501 Prominence: 74m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484044 584560,   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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here is a picture towards the big gun .. by collywog   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Did this from West to East - apparently it's not .. by Conor74   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Did the ridge from Cruach Mhor around to the Devi .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Cruach Mhor to Big Gun - Bring a Change of Underw .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Big Gun in area MacGillycuddy
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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings
by jackill  3 Jul 2011
Last time I was here I was the same age as Christ was when he was crucified and I recall putting some photos up as my first significant contribution to Mountainviews.Been through the ringer since that warm August afternoon seven years ago as we all have, such is life.
I have been recently reading the biography of John Muir.He was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His passion helped to save and establish the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is now one of the most important conservation organizations in the United States.
Because of the spiritual quality and enthusiasm toward nature expressed in his writings, he was able to inspire readers, including presidents and congressmen, to take action to help preserve large nature areas. He is often referred to as the "Father of the National Parks,"
He is quoted with saying
“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves".
Words for when none of my own will suffice. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/10/comment/6391/
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Here goes! .. by eugeneryan959   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
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