Cove Mountain 654.8m mountain, Mourne Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Cove MountainMountainThis is a name coined in English (no Irish form known).DownCounty in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock
Height:654.8mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J33661 27080 Place visited by 404 members. Recently by: PPruzina, LauraG, conorjob, Hjonna, chairmanmiah, Pikes, justynagru, Fenton, Andy1287, amgall, Liamob, abcd, Grumbler, Djouce, leonardt I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This name only exists in English, but its origin is, nonetheless, uncertain. It has been interpreted as 'Cave Mountain'. There is a cave passing through a spur which is almost blocked, but, as pointed out in PNNI, this cave is actually on neighbouring Slievelamagan. It is more likely that the word 'cove' refers to the corrie which separates Cove Mountain from Slievelamagan.
Cove Mountain is the 187th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/181/