Croaghaun SW Top 664m mountain, Achill/Corraun Achill Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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: F55361 05842
Place visited by 207 members. Recently by: thomas_g, ckilm, FrankMc1964, PaulaMc, Wildcat, rogers, JimMc, glencree, PaulNolan, Reeks2011, pwbellarby, AndrewH, peter1, TommyV, Geo
Island visited by 386 members.
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Longitude: -10.205654, Latitude: 53.981644 , Easting: 55361, Northing: 305842 Prominence: 39m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 455335 805850,   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 171st highest in Ireland. Croaghaun SW Top is the second most westerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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Picture: Ghostly face on Croghaun SW Top
 
wicklore on Croaghaun SW Top, 2009
by wicklore  23 Mar 2009
This is Croghaun SW Top in all its glory. It is a very worthy climb with spectacular views east over Achill and beyond, and west almost to New York. (I said almost!) Plus there is the added bonus of being on the only summit in Ireland with a giant ghostly face on its seaward facing cliffs. (Or is it just me that sees it?) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/166/comment/3676/
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