Bencorr 711m mountain, Twelve Bens Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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BencorrMountainBinn an Choire A name in Irish also An Bhinn Chorr an extra name in Irish Ir. Binn an Choire [logainm.ie.], 'peak of the corrie'.GalwayCounty in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:711mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L81166 52200 Place visited by 355 members. Recently by: Tran, conormcg, Maire-Ni, jackill, ochils_trekker, Humpelman, Dalcassian, Aciddrinker, PPruzina, jgfitz, PeakPaul, TommyV, Grumbler, John.geary, Mike-Mor I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/