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Ben Gorm Mountains Area
Place count in area: 3, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Ben Gorm, 700m
Maximum height for area: 700 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 670 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 Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 700m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L86244 65244
Place visited by 255 members. Recently by: Patbrdrck, mcdonna3, Atlanticstar, jamesmforrest, eoghancarton, Ulsterpooka, bryanjbarry, ilenia, Fergalh, oboyle_n, Richtea, salford7, Haulie, paulbrown, Jimmy600leavey
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Longitude: -9.718277, Latitude: 53.625019 , Easting: 86244, Northing: 265244 Prominence: 670m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 486338 765284,   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 highest mountain in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and the 114th highest in Ireland. Ben Gorm is the most southerly summit in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and also the most easterly.

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Approaching from the south east .. by ColinCallanan   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
If you follow Lynam’s Irish walks on this one yo .. by weedavie   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
Ben Gorm ("Blue Peak") is just the highest of the .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
From Ashleagh Falls one crosses long awkward gras .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
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simon3 on Ben Gorm, 2003
by simon3  13 May 2003
This picture was taken of Ben Gorm from across Killary Harbour, near Leenane. The actual summit is hidden behind the raised shoulder visible on the skyline to the right of the picture. The bump to the left is part of a ridge that leads south from the summit before curving eastwards to enclose a coum. Ben Gorm has three coums on it, all facing broadly east. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/110/comment/492/
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I was comfortable all night in my bunk at the Del .. by rmilne   (Show all for Ben Gorm)
 
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