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Benbreen Mountain Binn Bhraoin A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Braoin [TR], 'Braon’s peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 691m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L78311 51547
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Longitude: -9.834523, Latitude: 53.500006 , Easting: 78311, Northing: 251547 Prominence: 186m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 478290 751567,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnbrn, 10 char: Benbreen
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

This peak is particularly impressive when viewed across the abyss of Mám na Gaoithe from Bengower. Braon can mean 'drip' or 'drop', but may be a personal name here. It is the basis of the surnames Ó Braoin and Mac Braoin, anglicised as Breen and McBreen.   Binn Bhraoin is the 126th highest place in Ireland.

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pdtempan on Binn Bhraoin, 2003
by pdtempan  23 Nov 2003
Benbreen seen from Benbaun. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/122/comment/752/
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