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Sperrin Mountains Area   N: Claudy Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 12, 13, 6, 7, 8 
Highest place:
Sawel, 678m
Maximum height for area: 678 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 657 metres,

Places in area Sperrin Mountains:
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion NE Top 496m
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion 528m
N: Claudy Hills:   Crockdooish 321mCurradrolan Hill 270mEglish 277mLetterlogher 249mMullaghmeash Hill 244mSlieveboy 259mStraid Hill 303m
NE Cen: Glenelly North East:   Barnes Top 456mCraigagh Hill 460mCrockbrack 526mKnockanbane Mountain 441mMeenard Mountain 620mMeenard Mtn W Top 480mMullaghaneany 627mMullaghash 480mMullaghsallagh 485mOughtmore 569mSpelhoagh 568m
NE: Glenshane North:   Benbradagh 465mBoviel Top 454mCarn Hill 448mCarntogher 464mMoneyoran Hill 414m
NE: Glenshane South:   Bohilbreaga 478mCoolnasillagh Mountain 423mCorick Mountain 430mCrockalougha 407mMullaghmore 550mWhite Mountain 537m
NW Cen: Glenelly North West:   Dart Mountain 619mDart Mountain North-West Top 525mLearmount Mountain 489mLearmount Mountain South Top 492mMullaghasturrakeen 581mMullaghcarbatagh 517mMullaghclogha 635mMullaghclogher 572mMullaghdoo 568mSawel 678m
NW: Maheramason Hills:   Clondermot Hill 220mGortmonly Hill 218mSlievekirk 370m
SE Cen: Glenelly South East:   Carnanelly 562mCarnanelly West Top 505mMullaghbane 467mMullaghturk 416m
SE: Cookstown Hills:   Cregganconroe 300mFir Mountain 362mOughtmore 382m
SW Cen: Glenelly South West:   Clogherny Top 408mCraignamaddy 385mCrocknamoghil 335mMullaghbolig 442mSpaltindoagh 420m
SW: Mullaghcarn:   Curraghchosaly Mountain 416mMullaghcarn 542mMullaghcarn South Top 525m
SW: Newtownstewart Hills:   Bessy Bell 420mMullaghcroy 242m
W: Strabane:   Balix Hill 403mKnockavoe 296mOwenreagh Hill 400m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Eglish Hill Tyrone County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 277m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C50494 04310
Place visited by 14 members. Recently by: trostanite, dregish, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, eamonoc, Fergalh, NICKY, Aidy, sandman, Harry Goodman, AntrimRambler, chalky, Garmin, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -7.214039, Latitude: 54.883926 , Easting: 250494, Northing: 404310 Prominence: 108m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 650432 904298,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Eglish, 10 char: Eglish
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Claudy Formation)

Eglish is the 1215th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1177/
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Short easy walk. .. by group   (Show all for Eglish )
 
Inaccessible Due To Wind Farm Construction .. by Aidy   (Show all for Eglish )
 
A worthy little Binnion. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Eglish )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Eglish  in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The route to Eglish..more suited to bog snorkeling than hillwalking
 
Swamp Thing
by Peter Walker  7 Mar 2014
Eglish is a newly appointed Binnion, and it gloriously conforms to many of the more pessimistic stereotypes associated with the Sperrins. Especially given the recent weather it's distinctly reminiscent of a disastrous entry on The Great Irish Bake Off; hugely shapeless and way too moist.

I started at (512048 B) on the minor road contouring the hill's eastern flank; it's easy enough to squeeze a car off the road. The skies were somewhat grief-stricken, and my usually enthusiastic partner-in-crime Mr Neelix T. Dog seemed much more interested in having a snooze in the back of the BMW. Undaunted, I hopped over the gate and sallied forth along the track marked on the map. This was certainly less vegetated than the surroundings, but it didn't seem noticeably less wet (i.e. it was saturated). I persisted with it for a few hundred metres before just gritting my teeth and heading straight for the highest point on the skyline. About ten minutes of squelching and swearing led to a fence junction (easily climbed over) beyond which lay the summit area. The map suggests the views to be reasonably open to west and east...someone blessed with better weather may be able to verify that on the ground.

I attempted to return much the same way, but the track I've uploaded suggests I didn't. Just over half an hour after leaving it I was back at the car, a bit cross and deeply wet following involuntary immersion in a bog hole. Evidently the dog knows more about making hillwalking pleasurable than I do. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1177/comment/15905/
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Options. .. by sandman   (Show all for Eglish )
 
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