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West Cork Mountains Area   N: Carran Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Carran NE Top Mountain An Carn (mullach thoir thuaidh) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Carran. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg List, Purple siltstone & fine sandstone Bedrock

Height: 555m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W06300 68600
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: annem, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, John.geary, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, wicklore, chelman7, Fergalh, Wilderness, Lauranna, mountainmike, trekker, Wildrover, FrankMc1964
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Longitude: -9.360871, Latitude: 51.862285 , Easting: 106300, Northing: 68600 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 506270 568663,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrnNET, 10 char: CrnNETp
Bedrock type: Purple siltstone & fine sandstone, (Bird Hill Formation)

Carran NE Top is the 404th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1438/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carran NE Top (<i>An Carn (mullach thoir thuaidh)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The summit, Gougane Barra just visible in distance.
 
Approach via wind farm tracks
Short Summary created by simon3, Colin Murphy  2 Jun 2022
Approach to this is usually via Carran itself. If you want to do it in isolation, it is possible from the NE. Parking for several cars at the entrance to a wind farm at W10110 69832 starA. Head east up the wind farm track. Take the wind farm track on the right, the one that skirts the valley and follow it as it curves around the lower slopes of Coomataggart and Coomataggart SE, eventually leading down to a river bridge at W07947 68520 starB, and then continuing for about 1km up the eastern slope of Carran NE Top. At roughly W07041 68772 starC, leave the track and head SW up the grassy slope to reach the summit after about 700m. There is a slightly elevated area and some summit marking stones. Views somewhat marred by countless wind turbines. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1438/comment/18066/
 
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