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Dunkerron Mountains Area   Cen: Mullaghanattin Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 566m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 499m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 308mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Beann SW Top Mountain An Bheann Bhán (mullach thiar theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Beann. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 657m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V71869 76013
Place visited by 103 members. Recently by: Chance, No1Grumbler, mountainmike, strangeweaver, Grumbler, John.geary, FrankMc1964, jamesmforrest, sandilandsn, Deise-Man, Ulsterpooka, Fergalh, liz50, Geo, JimMc
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Longitude: -9.863159, Latitude: 51.922031 , Easting: 71869, Northing: 76013 Prominence: 72m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 471848 576074,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnSWTp, 10 char: BnSWTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beann SW Top is the 182nd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann SW Top (<i>An Bheann Bhán (mullach thiar theas)</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beann Sw Top from Beann
 
simon3 on Beann SW Top, 2006
by simon3  17 Sep 2006
Beann SW is part of a ridge leaving the Mullaghanattin circuit towards the SW and heading towards An Corrán (aka Finnararagh), Knocknagantee and eventually Coomcallee. It's an exciting spur surrounded by interesting features. It would be inadvisable to descend off it to the north because of extremely steep ground and cliffs though it is possible to get down the SE side.

It can be reached as an excursion while doing the Mullaghanattin circuit or part of a circuit of Cloon Lough. It's easy enough to reach it from Beann S Top.

The photo shows the huge view of the southern Dunkerrons range. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/176/comment/2494/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann SW Top (<i>An Bheann Bhán (mullach thiar theas)</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Coom Lough from Bean SW
simon3 on Beann SW Top, 2006
by simon3  18 Sep 2006
On a day when bright beams and dark shadows chased across the countryside, this view of Coom Lough appeared very briefly . Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/176/comment/2496/
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