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Cregg Hill Galway County, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 297m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L71543 52416
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Longitude: -9.936854, Latitude: 53.506218 , Easting: 71543, Northing: 252416 Prominence: 142m,  Isolation: 3km
ITM: 471521 752438,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cregg, 10 char: Cregg
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Cregg is the 1160th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cregg in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Horse of a different colour
 
Beauty and ugliness in equal measure
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  25 Jun 2014
Take the N59 west from Letterfrack and turn left along road L693 567 A. Continue along this for about 6km - it is by turns badly potholed and quite drivable so take care.This will take you to within spitting distance of the summit, which is marked by a mast. Climb over a fence to south of road and close to mast you will see a small pile of stones marking the highest point. The view of the mast is understandably ugly - but turn the other way and it is almost majestic, with Lough Nahillion nestling beneath the western slopes of the Twelve Bens. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1148/comment/15392/
 
God bless the good old RTE transmitter access roa .. by Geo   (Show all for Cregg)
 
Contrasting views .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Cregg)
 
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