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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Bearnagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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
Place visited by 597 members. Recently by: annem, SeanPurcell, murphysw, nolo, pcman, ElaineM76, sdmckee, rwo, InTheFade, Chance, Paddym99, Vfslb1904, Annemcp, Benbruce, Oscar-mckinney
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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 132nd highest place in Ireland.

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Two walls on the east side of Slieve Meelmore as .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore (Sliabh Míol Mór))
 
Meel more Meel less .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore (Sliabh Míol Mór))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelmore (<i>Sliabh Míol Mór</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The impressive sight of nearby Slieve Bearnagh
 
Fitting End To A Great Day's Walking
by Aidy  21 Oct 2016
My sixth and last summit of the day, Meelmore had looked magnificent from Meelbeg, and didn't disappoint now that I was on it, offering a fine vantage point itself. Views were particularly good towards Slieve Bearnagh, and along a line of several peaks to Donard, although all directions were pretty impressive. From here I dropped down the north west slope to eventually join the Ulster Way track, walk around the Fofanny Reservoir, and back along the road to my start/end point at the Ott/Blue Quarry car park. A fantastic day's walking. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/18673/
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March 20th 2005 After a cool foggy start on S.Bea .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore (Sliabh Míol Mór))
 
This walk proved to be a good day out for the Nor .. by nicholamc   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore (Sliabh Míol Mór))
 
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