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MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   NW: Gortnagan Subarea
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Gortnagan Beg Hill Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 298m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V72100 88500
Place visited by 10 members. Recently by: Fergalh, omurchu, markmjcampion, ciarraioch, thomas_g, trekker, frankmc04, spoodle58, chalky, dbloke
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Longitude: -9.864469, Latitude: 52.034246 , Easting: 72100, Northing: 88500 Prominence: 122m,  Isolation: 2.9km
ITM: 472078 588558,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GrtnBg, 10 char: GrtngnBeg
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Gortnagan Beg is the 1163th highest place in Ireland. Gortnagan Beg is the most westerly summit and also the second most northerly in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

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Small hill with great views .. by group   (Show all for Gortnagan Beg )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gortnagan Beg  in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: View towards Cappanalea
 
A worthy 500
by thomas_g  29 May 2017
Gortnagan Beg turned out to be my 500th peak. The bog was dryish, the rain threatened but waited until I got back to the car and the midges had other targets; what more could you ask for.
The peak proper seems to be further E than indicated on the OSI map. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1145/comment/19530/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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