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Maamturks Area , N: Leenaun Subarea
Feature count in area: 27, all in Galway, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, 44, 45, EW-CON
Highest Place: Binn idir an dá Log 702m

Starting Places (42) in area Maamturks:
An Móinín Mór, Bealanabrack River Tributary, Bundorragha Estuary Cross, Cannaclossaun, Carraig Bar, Connemara Mountain Hostel, Delphi Resort, Dernasliggaun, Drehidanookera Bridge, Failmore River, Fee Lough SW, Glashmore Bridge, Glencraff Road End, Gleninagh River, Gowlaunlee Lake, Illaunroe South, Killary Boat Tour Pier W, Knocknafaughy SW, Kylemore River, Leenane, Leenane Hotel, unuseableLeenane R336, Lehanagh Lough N, Lehanagh Lough SE, Lough Fee East, Lough Nacarrigeen S, Lough Shindilla S, Maum Bridge Road Lower, Maum Bridge Road Mid, Maum Bridge Road Upper, Maumwee Lough, Nambrackkeagh Lough, Oorid Lough, Owenwee River, Pas Mám Éan CP, Rinavore East, Rinavore SW, Shanvally, Tawnabeg Lough North, Tooreennacoona River, Western Way Cnoc na hUilleann, Western Way Inagh Cottages

Summits & other features in area Maamturks:
N: Leenaun: Maumturkmore 488m, Búcán 550m, Leenaun Hill 618m, Leenaun Hill Far North-West Top 556m, Lettershanbally 324m, Meall Cheo 578m, Taobh Dubh 422m
N: Maumturks N Cen: Barrlugrevagh 558m, Letterbreckaun 667m, Letterbreckaun NE Top 603m, Knocknahillion 607m, Knocknahillion North Top 541m, Cúlóg 435m
S: Maumturks S Cen: Binn Chaonaigh 633.5m, Binn idir an dá Log 702m, Binn idir an dá Log SE Top 659.3m, Binn Mhairg 612.4m, Knocknagur 310m
S: Maumturks South: Binn Mhór 660.6m, Binn Mhór NE Top 641.2m, Binn Mhor West Top 595.8m, Binn Mhor East Top 631.3m, Lissoughter 401m, Corcogemore 610.1m, Mullach Glas NE Top 432m, Lackavrea 396m, Mullach Glas 621.3m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Meall Cheo, 578m Mountain An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh A name in Irish,
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Leenaun Hill North-West Top an extra name in English, Galway County in Connacht province, in Arderin Beg Lists, Meall Cheo is the 341st highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference L85969 59831, OS 1:50k mapsheet 37
Place visited by: 106 members, recently by: Carolineswalsh, JoHeaney, a3642278, Krzysztof_K, maitiuocoimin, farmerjoe, adam.mann, abeach, Blackstar, TommyMc, johncusack, quarryman, annem, Grumbler, nickywood
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.722242, Latitude: 53.576134, Easting: 85969, Northing: 259831, Prominence: 20m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 485944 759851
Bedrock type: Red mudrock, pale sandstone, minor tuffs, (Salrock Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: MlCh, 10 char: Meall Cheo

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Gallery for Meall Cheo (An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh) and surrounds
Summary for Meall Cheo (An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh): Middle of a good ridge walk
Summary created by Colin Murphy 2020-08-10 16:41:37
            MountainViews.ie picture about <em>Meall Cheo</em> (<em>An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh</em>)
Picture: The summit is marked by a small cairn
See comments for Leenaun Far North top for an approach via Bucán.
Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/comment/18040/
Member Comments for Meall Cheo (An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh)

            MountainViews.ie picture about <em>Meall Cheo</em> (<em>An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh</em>)
Picture: Leenaun Hill W Top looking great from the SW.
Worth the visit.
by David-Guenot 11 Jun 2016
This summit is really worth a visit and can be easily bagged on the way between Bucan and Leenaun Hill. It has fine views, mainly over the main Maumturks ridge to the S. The cairn-topped summit is rather featureless, but the mountain looks quite impressive as seen from down in the Bunowen valley to the SW (see pic). Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/comment/18579/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about <em>Meall Cheo</em> (<em>An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh</em>)
Picture: Poor summit, but the views compensate...
Small is beautiful
by Colin Murphy 10 Aug 2020
This is officially an Arderin Beg, but to be honest it is barely visible as a separate entity and the 'summit' consists of a small cairn of sorts perched precariously on the edge of a low peat hag. Having said that the surrounding panoramas are magnificent. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/comment/20849/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about <em>Meall Cheo</em> (<em>An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh</em>)
Picture: The start of Killary Fjord can be seen, but not the finish line in Leenaun.
Maumturks Challenge part 4
by TommyV 2 Nov 2018
On paper this section looks like it is the easiest part of the challenge as most of the hard climbing is done. But for tired legs, the mental challenge of the route really kicks in. A series of drops and climbs from Maumturkmore over to Maell Cheo makes every single metre look like 10 and feel like 100. The steep descend to Leenaun can really be felt in the legs. A beast of a challenge but one for any bucket list. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/comment/20169/
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