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Slievelamagan Mountain Sliabh Lámhagáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Lámhagáin [PNNI], 'creeping/crawling mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 702.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J32887 26032
Place visited by 471 members. Recently by: Juanita, CaminoPat, ilenia, padstowe, GoldCircle, osullivanm, marcellawalking, twilawalking, toblereoghan, seamaspeineas, Aidy, TommyMc, Watersci, marymac, annieipa
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Longitude: -5.966147, Latitude: 54.166118 , Easting: 332887, Northing: 326033 Prominence: 197.18m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 732807 826038,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvlmg, 10 char: Slvlmgn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

So named, according to Harris (author of The Antient and Present State of the County of Down), because it has to be climbed in a crawling position. The southern slopes are, indeed, relentlessly steep. An alternative name, Sliabh Snámháin, has the same meaning. Below Lamagan Slabs is a spot called Percy Bysshe, which suggests a connection with the poet Shelley.   Slievelamagan is the 109th highest place in Ireland.

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colyzee on Slievelamagan, 2009
by colyzee  26 Sep 2009
hi fingal, i am originally from the mournes and my father once told me that the yanks used lamagan for target practise during ww2. the guns were set up in a field behind his house (longstone). all around lamagan we used to find shrapnel and i have personally seen (my brother should still have it) a shell casing with the compression ring still on it. as for recent blasting i don't think it is going on, lamagan is prone to rock slides due to old injuries. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/4144/
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