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Purple Mountain Area
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 78 
Highest place:
Purple Mountain, 832m
Maximum height for area: 832 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 597 metres,

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Tomies Mountain North Top Mountain An Chathair mullach thuaidh) A name in Irish
also Tomies Rock an extra name in English
For origin of name, see Tomies Mountain. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 568m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V89121 87468
Place visited by 81 members. Recently by: simoburn, daitho9, Stephenjryan, jgdarcy, justynagru, Dee68, conorjob, learykid, Liamob, john_desmond, denisdeasy, ColinCallanan, magnumpig, markwallace, toshea
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Longitude: -9.616223, Latitude: 52.028638 , Easting: 89121, Northing: 87468 Prominence: 20m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 489095 587526,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Tms568, 10 char: TmsMntnNrt
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Tomies Mountain North Top is the 369th highest place in Ireland. Tomies Mountain North Top is the most northerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Purple Mountain area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1421/
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by geohappy  12 Jul 2015
On returning home from the Killarney Challenge yesterday (sadly washed and blown out with almost all not completing) I logged on to add my peaks and discovered this one, which must be one of the new Arderin Begs as there is no comment yet. As it was the only peak not covered in cloud, I can say the views were great to the north but the imposing ridge to the south was out of sight. The route we took (2 groups of 75 starting at a 30 minute interval) follows simon3's well described route (track 2560). We continued on to Tomies and Purple but the weather steadily worsened. This north-south walk is great and I plan to come back to see what I missed. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1421/comment/18185/
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