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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
Place visited by 318 members. Recently by: eoghancarton, Pikes, justynagru, Fenton, abcd, Grumbler, schwann10, sir_boba_fett, arderincorbett, David-Guenot, Sweeney, jamesmforrest, PinkyFloyd, ilenia, NickDown
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Longitude: -5.912485, Latitude: 54.162373 , Easting: 336408, Northing: 325721 Prominence: 131m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 736323 825723,   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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An interesting and pleasant diversion with beauti .. by ricky k   (Show all for Chimney Rock Mountain)
 
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Great reward for little effort!
by PinkyFloyd  16 Sep 2018
Getting to the top of Chimney Rock doesn't take long and isn't too arduous. The views from the top are stupendous though and you'll be glad you climbed it. The rocks at the top help make this mountain a little more interesting and if you track onwards, just behind and below the summit cairn (on the Annalong Valley side) you will see a memorial plaque to the men of the B-26 plane which crashed here in 1944. A few small pieces of metal underneath the memorial are all that remain of the plane. Next time you are passing, take a walk up and sit and enjoy the views! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/178/comment/20069/
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