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Mweelrea Area   E: Ben Gorm Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,

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Ben Gorm Mountain An Bhinn Ghorm A name in Irish (Ir. An Bhinn Ghorm [MNIMA*], 'the blue peak') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 700m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L86227 65242
Place visited by 299 members. Recently by: Frankierooney, Djouce, Daingean, Joshua3, Seamus-hills, deirdremaryann, breathp, morgan_os, ConMack23, Juanita, CaminoPat, SeanPurcell, valerieh, annem, greidy1
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Longitude: -9.721075, Latitude: 53.624709 , Easting: 86227, Northing: 265242 Prominence: 670m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 486152 765254,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnGrm, 10 char: Ben Gorm
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

An Bhinn Ghorm is a mountain name which occurs 3 times in Co. Mayo. Ir. gorm is usually translated 'blue', but Breandán S. Mac Aodha suggests that 'iron-grey' is closer to the true meaning in such mountain names (MNIMA, 149). Walks: for a route taking in Ben Gorm and Ben Creggan, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 60-61.   Ben Gorm is the 115th highest place in Ireland. Ben Gorm is the most easterly summit and also the second most southerly in the Mweelrea area.

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Approaching from the south east
by ColinCallanan  20 Jun 2015
Incredible views all the way as you approach from the south-east. I used the track from Onzy and found it very helpful. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/110/comment/18145/
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