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Chimney Rock Mountain Mountain Sliabh an Aoire A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Aoire (?) [PNNI], 'mountain of the shepherd') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 656m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J36408 25721
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Longitude: -5.912422, Latitude: 54.162398 , Easting: 336408, Northing: 325721 Prominence: 131m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 736327 825726,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChmnRc, 10 char: ChmnyRckMn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Granite was quarried on the northern slopes of this mountain. Mourne granite is typically grey and of high quality. Vast quantities used to be exported for construction. The streets and docks of Liverpool were built of Mourne granite.   Chimney Rock Mountain is the 184th highest place in Ireland.

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ricky k on Chimney Rock Mountain, 2004
by ricky k  9 Sep 2004
An interesting and pleasant diversion with beautiful sea views (in favourable conditions!) and a different outlook on the rest of the mournes range. Useful to add that little bit of extra length to an ascent of donard by either bloody bridge or the glen river. (If returning to car in newcastle, you don't have to reascend donard, use the brandy pad to the donard / commedagh col.) checkout the rare patterns of pool erosion evident on the top of the tors at grid J359263 A. photo shows a lesser seen side of donard from the summit. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/1174/
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