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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Bearnagh Subarea
Place count in area: 59, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29, EW-CLY 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

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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 133rd highest place in Ireland.

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Steep-sided, easy-access peak in the Northern Mou .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Meelmore (Sliabh Míol Mór))
 
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csd on Slieve Meelmore, 2005
by csd  9 Apr 2005
A fairly easy day's walk that can be attempted in the short days of winter. Park at the car park to the west of Clonachullion Hill (at 311 314 starE) and follow the Trassey Track as far as the right turn at 319 292 starF. Head for Pollaphuca and the col between Slieve Bearnagh and Slieve Meelmore where you'll hit the Mourne Wall. Follow the right-most branch of the wall up to Slieve Meelmore (this is listed as 704m on the OS map, not 680 as recorded here!). Once you've gained the summit, savour the views before following the wall south again to the intersection with the main Mourne Wall at 305 285 starG. Follow the westward spur to the track above the river, and then follow the Ulster Way back to the car park. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/138/comment/361/
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