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South Connemara Area   S: Lettermore Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45, EW-CON 
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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Lettermore Hill Leitir Móir A name in Irish Leitir (or leitreach) - hillside; Mór - great, big. Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Monzogranite, small megacrysts Bedrock

Reachable "On Foot " Y
Height: 117m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L89125 28564
Place visited by 28 members. Recently by: jlk, miriam, maitiuocoimin, markwallace, paulbrown, TommyMc, melohara, magnumpig, Caithniadh, markmjcampion, TommyV, DavidWalsh, DeltaP, Jamessheerin, juliewoods
Island visited by 41 members.
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Longitude: -9.663613, Latitude: 53.296002 , Easting: 89125, Northing: 228564 Prominence: 117m,  Isolation: 9.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 489099 728591,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ltrmr, 10 char: Lettermore
Bedrock type: Monzogranite, small megacrysts, (Callowfinish Granite)

http://www.logainm.ie/1373044.aspx   Leitir Móir is the 1499th highest place in Ireland. Leitir Móir is the most southerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lettermore (<i>Leitir Móir</i>) in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area
 
Great Afternoon.
by sandman  30 Sep 2022
Parking at L89230 29062 starA will allow you open hill access to the summit L89125 28564 starB.As mentioned in the previous comment fantastic views.Having great weather and as this was the first time for me in this area spent the rest of the afternoon walking Lettermore and Gorumna islands. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/17644/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lettermore (<i>Leitir Móir</i>) in area South Connemara, Ireland
Trig-bench
by fieldoptic  5 May 2015
As mentioned before Lettermore Hill has a pretty well fitted out trig pillar. A very pleasant quick walk to the top is worth it if you're in the area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/17976/
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The only trig Pillar with a seat !
by Fergalh  30 Sep 2022
Drive onto Lettermore island, then at Lettermore village take first right. Park at space just before cottage at L89230 29062 starA. Then proceed up hill to see a stunning vista. And this has the only trig pillar with a seat on all four sides ! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/17624/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lettermore (<i>Leitir Móir</i>) in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Carrickalegaun Bridge connecting Lettermore with Gorumna
 
Definitely one for the family.
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
It takes less than ten minutes to walk to the top of this little hill. For such little effort the views are spectacular. Sandman's directions are spot on. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/20161/
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