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South Connemara Area   N: Derroura Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 
Highest place:
Shannavara, 358m
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres,

Places in area South Connemara:
Cen: Kilkieran:   Cnoc Mordáin 354m
E: Moycullen:   Newtown Hill 198m
N: Cashel:   Cashel Hill 311mLettershinna Hill 192m
N: Derroura:   Cappanalaurabaun 273mKeeraunnageeragh 305m
N: Oughterard:   Cloghermore 280mKnocknasilloge 346mKnocknalee 291mLeam Hill 253m
N: Shannavara:   Knockadav 224mShannavara 358m
S: Lettermore:   Lettermore 117m
W: Roundstone:   Errisbeg 300m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Cappanalaurabaun Hill Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 273m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: M02394 47740
Place visited by 10 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, OisinD, markwallace, bryanmccabe, sandman, Fergalh, eamonoc, feeneyp, chalky, Jamessheerin
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Longitude: -9.470611, Latitude: 53.470848 , Easting: 102394, Northing: 247740 Prominence: 114m,  Isolation: 2.7km
ITM: 502365 747763,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cpnlrb, 10 char: Cpnlrbn
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Cappanalaurabaun is the 1226th highest place in Ireland. Cappanalaurabaun is the most northerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cappanalaurabaun  in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Cappanalaurabaun from it's loftier neighbour.
 
Easy hill if you're not combining it with Keeraunnageeragh.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion  8 Sep 2020
You can also start this hike at the entrance to Derroura forest as detailed in some of the comments for Keeraunnageeragh. Head along the good forest track for at least three km until you are at more or less the closest point to the summit. You will pass an obvious bike track on the left and shortly after that the track descends. Keep descending for a couple of hundred metres until the forest thins a little on the right...it doesn't look like there's a way through but there is indeed an easy way if yu persist. The forest is very narrow here so you will soon reach a fence and after crossing this it's an easy slog through fairly short grass to the summit...although this is a classic example of a layered set of false summits and, although it's a low hill, it feels like you'll never reach the top! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1183/comment/15427/
 
Views over Lough Corrib. .. by sandman   (Show all for Cappanalaurabaun )
 
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