Garraun South-West Top 549m mountain, Twelve Bens Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Garraun South-West Top Mountain Maolchnoc barr thiar theas A name in Irish
also Altnagaighera an extra name in English
Galway County, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cobble conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 549m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L75561 60736
Place visited by 46 members. Recently by: simoburn, FrankMc1964, OisinD, billh999, TommyV, paulbrown, Haulie, eamonoc, Fergalh, GSheehy, ckilm, ilenia, shaunkelly, Cobhclimber, JimMc
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Longitude: -9.879326, Latitude: 53.582 , Easting: 75561, Northing: 260736 Prominence: 21m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 475559 760767,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grn549, 10 char: GrnSthWstT
Bedrock type: Cobble conglomerate, (Gowlaun Member)

Garraun South-West Top is the 421st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Garraun South-West Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: The summit of Altnagaighera.
 
Worth the detour !!
by David-Guenot  5 Jan 2016
Climbed Altnagaighera as part of a 7-summit trip through this wonderful range of hills (see track 3074) in July 2015. This summit is not very prominent and has little to offer in terms of climbing when approached from the E, but stands proudly at the end of a long shoulder which narrows a bit as you get closer to the top and offers easy walking, with great views all along the way. Best views are over Doughruagh to the SSW, Benchoona to the NE and the Atlantic Ocean to the NW. Really worth the detour !! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1444/comment/18416/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Garraun South-West Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: The Twelve Bens from the summit area, with dark, rocky Doughruagh to the right.
Ponds and cobbles...
by David-Guenot  12 Jan 2016
Another interesting feature of this summit is the cobble conglomerates which can be found along the summit area (see pic). Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1444/comment/18417/
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