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Twelve Bens Area   SE: Glencoaghan Loop Subarea
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Bencorr Mountain Binn an Choire A name in Irish, also An Bhinn Chorr, also Binn Chorr an extra EastWest name in Irish Ir. Binn an Choire [logainm.ie.], 'peak of the corrie'. Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 711m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81166 52200
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Longitude: -9.791975, Latitude: 53.506394 , Easting: 81166, Northing: 252200 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 0.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 481131 752206,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bencor, 10 char: Bencorr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Tim Robinson gives the alternative names Binn Chorr, 'pointed peak' and Binn an Choire Mhóir, 'peak of the big corrie'. The sappers set up a beacon on this peak during the first Ordnance Survey [TR].   Binn an Choire is the second highest mountain in the Twelve Bens area and the 105th highest in Ireland. Binn an Choire is the second highest point in county Galway.

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Further to simon3's comment, if you hunt around t .. by micky   (Show all for Bencorr (Binn an Choire))
 
The ridge between the North Top and main summits .. by csd   (Show all for Bencorr (Binn an Choire))
 
Approaching this mountain from Mam na BhFonsai yo .. by aburden   (Show all for Bencorr (Binn an Choire))
 
I climbed Ben Corr on 2007-06-06 by sunshine and .. by Himiwack   (Show all for Bencorr (Binn an Choire))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bencorr (<i>Binn an Choire</i>) in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
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Glencoaghan Horseshoe
by davsheen  29 Dec 2016
Looking down towards Lough Inagh and the Maumturk range from Bencorr on the Glencoaghan Horseshoe in the 12 Bens - the closest hills in Ireland to the Alps!. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/18749/
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