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Meall Cheo Mountain An Meall Dubh barr thiar thuaidh A name in Irish
also Leenaun Hill North-West Top an extra name in English
Galway County, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Red mudrock, pale sandstone, minor tuffs Bedrock

Height: 578m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L85969 59831
Place visited by 82 members. Recently by: Aciddrinker, abcd, briankelly, Haulie, OisinD, Roswayman, fieldoptic, seanmeehan, magnumpig, eamonoc, Patbrdrck, millsd1, livelife2thefull, Geo, Fergalh
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Longitude: -9.722242, Latitude: 53.576134 , Easting: 85969, Northing: 259831 Prominence: 20m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 485944 759851,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MlCh, 10 char: Meall Cheo
Bedrock type: Red mudrock, pale sandstone, minor tuffs, (Salrock Formation)

Meall Cheo is the 341st highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/
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Worth the visit. .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Meall Cheo)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Meall Cheo in area Maamturks, Ireland
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: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1412/comment/20169/
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