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Benmore Hill Achill Island Island Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Pelitic shists & psammitic wackes Bedrock

Reachable "On Foot " Y
Height: 332m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F54445 04744
Place visited by 64 members. Recently by: ilenia, Wilderness, abcd, Haulie, TommyV, eamonoc, justynagru, geohappy, GSheehy, Geo, Djouce, Niamhq, tsheehy, moggy40, FrankMc1964
Island visited by 451 members.
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Longitude: -10.218945, Latitude: 53.971533 , Easting: 54445, Northing: 304744 Prominence: 138m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 454429 804752,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnm332, 10 char: Benmore
Bedrock type: Pelitic shists & psammitic wackes, (Achill Head Formation)

Benmore is the 1086th highest place in Ireland. Benmore is the most westerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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West of Keem
by Val Jones  27 Jun 2016
The walk along the cliff top taking in Benmore and out to the north west end is well worth doing, even if you don't go out on the Achill head ridge or take on the very steep climb up to Croghaun SW. The views are amazing, a good time to do it might be a fine summer evening when the sun shines in Croghaun's cliffs. A real feeling of being at the worlds end Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1110/comment/18589/
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Impressive Cliffs .. by TommyV   (Show all for Benmore)
 
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