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Bunmore Hill An Bun Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bun Mór [logainm.ie], 'the big bottom') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Quartzites and calc.& graphitic schists. Bedrock

Height: 243m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F81429 11500
Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, markmjcampion, Garmin, chalky, FilHil, sandman
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Longitude: -9.810633, Latitude: 54.039104 , Easting: 81429, Northing: 311500 Prominence: 205m,  Isolation: 5.4km
ITM: 481405 811508,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnm243, 10 char: Bunmore
Bedrock type: Quartzites and calc.& graphitic schists., (Inishderry Formation)

Bunmore West and East are townland names. However, William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) shows 'Bonmore' also a hill-name. This is unusual in that Ir. bun, 'bottom, base' would not be expected in a hill-name. This may be due to confusion of bun with binn, 'peak'. Previously Bunmore West in MV. Has been called Ballycroy Hill.   Bunmore is the 1287th highest place in Ireland.

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Edge of the Wilderness .. by sandman   (Show all for Bunmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bunmore in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Not a pleasant view
 
The Last Summit
by sandman  20 Nov 2012
Bunmore the last of the presently recorded summits visited by a mountain view member Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1007/comment/14879/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Location and view. .. by simon3   (Show all for Bunmore)
 
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