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Slieve Meelmore Mountain Sliabh Míol Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Míol Mór [PNNI], 'big mountain of the ants') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 687m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30594 28702
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Longitude: -6.000668, Latitude: 54.189586 , Easting: 330594, Northing: 328702 Prominence: 109m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 730479 828585,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlm, 10 char: SlvMlmr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

A substantial tower has been built on the summit. The spot height is given as 704m on the 1:25,000 map, but this does not square with the contours, which only go up to 680m. Spellack (speilic, 'a splintery rock', probably ultimately derived from Latin spelunca, ‘cave, den’) is a spur on Slieve Meelmore.   Slieve Meelmore is the 131st highest place in Ireland.

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This walk proved to be a good day out for the Nor .. by nicholamc   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Missing stepping stones
 
Stepping stones washed away
by Donard850  16 Feb 2013
The valley between Meelmore and Meelbeg is a popular approach from the carpark at the upper end of the Trassey Road. One approach is to take the left side of the valley and cross the stream via stepping stones and climb the steps to the stile. This crossing is also part of the route of the Ulster Way. Recent heavy rains have washed the stepping stones away leaving a deep pool. However, it is still possible to cross with dry feet using a convenient boulder just a little downstream from the steps. The stepping stones washed away were fairly big rocks and their loss is an indication of the power of water in what is normally a little stream.

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Great views of the Mournes .. by simongray12190   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore)
 
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