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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
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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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This mountain was done as part of a good days wal .. by Michael McA   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
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zeaphod on Slievelamagan, 2004
by zeaphod  12 Jan 2004
second snap - on the top of Lamagan, looking towards Cove. This was just 15mins later. It was freezing! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/807/
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The Mournes.. When they are good, they are good b .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Slieve Donard dominates the skyline in this mello .. by simon3   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Took the track up from Carricklittle and approac .. by csd   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
Up here on 110104 A. Carrick Little car par .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
 
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