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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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An Bheann Mhór Mountain (Ir. An Bheann Mhór [TH], 'the big peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 674.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V59358 68348
Place visited by 71 members. Recently by: ilenia, JimMc, Wildrover, peter1, Lauranna, PaulNolan, Wilderness, johnstna, Onzy, muddyboots, markmjcampion, IainT, melohara, PeakPaul, JohnAshton
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Longitude: -10.04178, Latitude: 51.850179 , Easting: 59358, Northing: 68349 Prominence: 289.68m,  Isolation: 0.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 459339 568412,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnBhnM, 10 char: AnBhnMhór
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Previously L. Iskanamacteery Mtn in MV.   An Bheann Mhór is the 153rd highest place in Ireland.

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Following the fence west from Beann na Stiocairí .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
A route (the Maughernane circuit) recommended by .. by skyehigh   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
It is clear from the map that this top must be an .. by skyehigh   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Bheann Mhór in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beara bathed in evening light
 
Dogs - Beware of the Eagles
by Colin Murphy  20 Nov 2012
For main ascent, see comment for Beann na Stiocairí, from where it is a short hike about 600m to the west to reach the rounded summit of An Bheann Mhór (which means literally 'The Big Peak' and not as someone recently suggested to me, 'The Big Woman'), which is marked by a trig pillar. Eagles soared overhead for the duration of the walk to the top and had a chat along the way with a friendly local sheep farmer who informed me that he only took the larger of his sheep dogs up there as he was afraid the eagles would snatch the smaller ones. (See comment on Beann na Stiocairí for pic of eagle) As I returned in the evening light towards Beann na Stiocairí to begin my descent, the tip of the Beara peninsula was suddenly lit up by shafts of light, making for a beautiful end to a rewarding day. The land poking out into the Atlantic on the right is Dursey Island. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/148/comment/14884/
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Looking west towards Lough Currane & Ballinskelli .. by eric   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
L.Iskanamacteery Mtn & L.Iskanamacteery East Top .. by eric   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór)
 
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