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The Paps West Mountain An Dá Chích Anann - An Chíoch Thiar A name in Irish
(Ir. An Dá Chích [OSI], 'the two breasts') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W12502 85525
Place visited by 256 members. Recently by: Hjonna, jackos, chairmanmiah, Stephenjryan, spailpin, jmcg, chelman7, Grumbler, markwallace, magnumpig, learykid, TommyV, David-Guenot, Lauranna, ahogan
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Longitude: -9.275243, Latitude: 52.01527 , Easting: 112502, Northing: 85525 Prominence: 106m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 512466 585574,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThPpsW, 10 char: ThPpsWst
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology gives the full name as Dá Chích Anann, 'the two breasts of Anu'. This goddess, also called Danu, was reputedly responsible for the fertility of the whole province of Munster. The summit cairns on both peaks, believed to be prehistoric, resemble nipples on the breasts. Strangely enough, the two peaks have the rounded aspect of a comely maiden's figure when viewed from the north-west (Killarney) or south-east (Ballyvourney), but have a triangular profile more reminiscent of a war goddess breastplate when seen from the north-east (Rathmore) or south-west (Kenmare).   The Paps West is the second highest mountain in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area and the 128th highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/125/
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view looking north .. by rossbeighed   (Show all for The Paps West)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Paps West in area Paps/Derrynasaggart, Ireland
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Bagging the Paps
by davsheen  1 Jan 2017
View from the East Pap over towards the West pap, great views of North Cork and Kerry from the main circular loop walk of both mountains. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/125/comment/18756/
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Derrynasagart Walk .. by davsheen   (Show all for The Paps West)
 
Paps View .. by davsheen   (Show all for The Paps West)
 
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