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Muckanaght Mountain Meacanacht A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Muiceanach [PDT] or Meacanacht [TR], 'hill like a pig's
back')
Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

Height: 654m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L76783 54084
Place visited by 195 members. Recently by: sheilakilduff, hivisibility, Podgemus, JimMc, flynnke, PaulNolan, oakesave, dodser, DeltaP, StephenH16, Stephen_Holman, Golly, Philhanson, Dean, jlk
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Longitude: -9.858579, Latitude: 53.52245 , Easting: 76783, Northing: 254084 Prominence: 179m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 476760 754105,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mckngh, 10 char: Muckanaght
Bedrock type: Psammitic pelitic & semi-pelitic schists, (Streamstown Schist Formation)

There are several other place-names with Muiceanach (pig-like) in Connemara (Muiceanach Choille and Muiceanach Idir Dhá Sháile). This element is found mainly in Connacht and refers to a hill or ridge shaped like a pig's back. Previously Meachanach in MV.   Muckanaght is the 188th highest place in Ireland.

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A remote lump of schist .. by group   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
This impressive mountain, also known as Muckanagh .. by simon3   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
This picture shows Muckanaght from the west. Th .. by simon3   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Muckanaght in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
 
csd on Muckanaght, 2003
by csd  29 Dec 2003
The summit cairn on Meacanach and the view to the west on a snowy December 28th, 2003. We gained the summit of Meacanach from the Kylemore River in Glencorbet via the col just south of Maumnascalpa (marked on the Harvey map). The summit is a fairly steep slog up from the valley, and care should be taken when the ground is slippy underfoot. Once at Meacanach, Bin Fraoigh and Binn Bhan are easily accomplished. Full-size versions of this and other pics will be uploaded as usual to http://www.202degrees.com/mountains. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/182/comment/780/
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Easy is a subjective word! .. by wicklore   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
Muckanaght is one those mountains I wanted to cli .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Muckanaght)
 
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