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Wicklow Area   NW: Mullaghcleevaun Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 657mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 714mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 925mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Moanbane Mountain Móin Bhán A name in Irish
(Ir. Móin Bhán [PNCW], 'white bog') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 703m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O03333 06886
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Longitude: -6.457968, Latitude: 53.102845 , Easting: 303333, Northing: 206886 Prominence: 108m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 703259 706919,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mnbn, 10 char: Moanbane
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Moanbane is the 107th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Moanbane (<i>Móin Bhán</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Moanbane, left with Silsean to the right.
 
Flattish boggy ridge ovelooking Blessington Lake.
Short Summary created by simon3, wicklore  27 Jul 2014
Moanbane is rarely mentioned, or climbed, without reference to its almost twin summit Silsean. The two tops are the highest points of the area of mountain overlooking the hamlet of Ballyknockan to the east of the Blessington Lakes and Phoulaphuca Reservoir. If you catch an inversion over the lakes it can be disorientating as it looks like there is sky above and below the cloud, and land floating in the air! Moanbane also offers great views over to Mullaghcleevaun

Moanbane can be reached from the Black Hill car park at O04387 10862 A, which would involve a 6km or so hike via Black Hill. A quick approach can be made from the car park and picnic site in Ballyknockan at O01141 07290 B. Alternatively it could be reached after Silsean by starting at O00415 06643 C.

Moanbane is covered in bog cotton in the spring/summer, giving it a lovely white aura. The summit is a typical flat bog Wicklow job. There is no summit cairn. However a small pond at the summit adds variety and can be a frozen wonderland in winter, or a hive of insect life in the summer. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/107/comment/4867/
 
From Silsean its a short hop accross to Moanbane. .. by darrenf   (Show all for Moanbane (Móin Bhán))
 
Small pool at the top. .. by csd   (Show all for Moanbane (Móin Bhán))
 
White bog and cottongrass. .. by padodes   (Show all for Moanbane (Móin Bhán))
 
Climbed Moanbane from Black Hill on a lovely summ .. by kaybee   (Show all for Moanbane (Móin Bhán))
 
There's no distinct top but, as csd says, it seem .. by simon3   (Show all for Moanbane (Móin Bhán))
 
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