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Brandon Group Area   N: Brandon Ridge North Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

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Brandon Far North Top Mountain Cnoc Bréanainn (mullach i gcéin thuaidh) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Cnoc Bréanainn / Brandon. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 840.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q45949 12861
Place visited by 126 members. Recently by: SeanPurcell, stuartdonaldson1, Tomaquinas, flynnke, abcd, annem, denistreacy, Roswayman, Chance, JohnAshton, Montyt, No1Grumbler, GerSomers, KarenNick, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -10.256269, Latitude: 52.246367 , Easting: 45950, Northing: 112862 Prominence: 17.3m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 445933 612914,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndFr, 10 char: BrndnFrNrt
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

Cnoc Bréanainn (mullach i gcéin thuaidh) is the third highest mountain in the Brandon Group area and the 24th highest in Ireland. Cnoc Bréanainn (mullach i gcéin thuaidh) is the most westerly summit in the Brandon Group area.

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Minor ridge bump with good views. .. by group   (Show all for Brandon Far North Top (Cnoc Bréanainn (mullach i gcéin thuaidh)))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon Far North Top (<i>Cnoc Bréanainn (mullach i gcéin thuaidh)</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJchmjQ6JhA
 
A Critchley and Schwartz Film
by CaptainVertigo  25 Apr 2015
Critchley and Schwartz deserve to have this peak named after them because in Easter 2015, during their three day trek over the ridge, the duo took out their measuring equipment and declared the place a Vandeleur Lynam. Normally I become agitated at the thought of folks adding new peaks to my lists, least I have to go back and "do it all again" but on this occasion I was delighted as i had already been there in August 14.
The still shows the pair on the way up to BFNT from Masatiompan and Piaras Mor. I love that long narrow ascent. On your left (east) you have the wonder of Brandon Bay and Castlegregory. On your right (as per the film still) you have the glory or Ballydavid Head and the Blaskets.
One of Ireland's greatest walks, and a film that does it justice.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJchmjQ6JhA Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1391/comment/17951/
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