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Achill/Corraun Area   Achill Subarea
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Croaghaun SW Top Mountain Achill Island Island For origin of name, see Croaghaun. Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Quartz pebble conglomerate and schists Bedrock

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Height: 664m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22/30 Grid Reference: F55360 05842
Place visited by 228 members. Recently by: justynagru, paulbrown, ilenia, John.geary, dunnejohn, Grumbler, GSheehy, Mike-Mor, Roswayman, finkey86, bergman, gernee, Pinger, arderincorbett, LordKelvin88
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Longitude: -10.205626, Latitude: 53.98169 , Easting: 55360, Northing: 305842 Prominence: 39m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 455337 805855,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrghSW, 10 char: CrghnSWTp
Bedrock type: Quartz pebble conglomerate and schists, (Keem Conglomerate Formation)

This is a lower top just 600m W of Croaghaun itself. A little caution is required on the summit in poor visibility due to the precipice to the N. Offshore winds, which can blow walks towards or even over the cliffs, are not unknown here.   Croaghaun SW Top is the third highest mountain in the Achill/Corraun area and the 167th highest in Ireland. Croaghaun SW Top is the second most westerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghaun SW Top in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfpocanEoGQ
 
A PATRICK ZERKOWSKI FILM
by CaptainVertigo  25 Jan 2015
The second half of Patrick Zerkowski's beautiful film, Achill 2014, shows his walk up Croaghaun. This is one of the many mountains that I have "saved" for some sun shining day in year's to come. Because it has to be one of our very best, as this film shows. A visual feast!

And may I say, an audio feast,, as well. I thought the choice of Paradise by Coldplay was inspired Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/166/comment/17813/
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Easily Done With Croaghaun .. by Aidy   (Show all for Croaghaun SW Top)
 
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