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Cruach Mhór Mountain (Ir. Cruach Mhór [OSI 1:25,000], 'big stack') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 932m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84077 84824
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Longitude: -9.688756, Latitude: 52.003856 , Easting: 84077, Northing: 84824 Prominence: 34m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484054 584883,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrchMh, 10 char: CrchMhór
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

The summit has a grotto built by a local farmer who dragged the cement, sand and water up from his home in Ballyledder on his back. There is also a lower peak to the east known as An Chruach Bheag (TH). Both have the sharply pointed shape associated with peaks called cruach, and this also accounts for the Irish name of the range: na Cruacha Dubha (Mhic Giolla Mo Chuda).   Cruach Mhór is the 11th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cruach Mhór in area MacGillycuddy
 
John Finn on Cruach Mhór, 2004
by John Finn  22 Aug 2004
The arete between Cruach Mhor (to the far left) and Cnoc na Peiste (from where the photo was taken) on the Eastern Reeks. This is a heart-stopping place at times - especially in poor weather! The best way across is to keep to the skyline ...if you've got the nerve. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/11/comment/1127/
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The view from Cruach Mhor looking across the Hags .. by jackill   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
Scrambled down from Cnoc Na Peiste along the Reek .. by deandarvill   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
Chruach Mhor .. by gfmurphy101   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
Right at edge of my limits .. by Aidy   (Show all for Cruach Mhór)
 
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