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Crohane Mountain An Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cruachán [OSI], 'little stack') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhyolitic lavas Bedrock

Height: 650m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W04972 82969
Place visited by 193 members. Recently by: nevgeoran, obanboy, chelman7, conormcg, Geo, Hjonna, jackos, Fergalh, markwallace, bryanmccabe, flynnke, strangeweaver, Grumbler, John.geary, learykid
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Longitude: -9.384065, Latitude: 51.991186 , Easting: 104972, Northing: 82969 Prominence: 385m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 504945 583031,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crhn, 10 char: Crohane
Bedrock type: Rhyolitic lavas, (Lough Guitane rhyolites)

This peak has the classic hay-stack shape which is typical of mountains whose names in cruach/cruachán. Near Lough Nabroda are some crags with rhyolite formations which, though less spectacular, resemble the organ pipe formations at the Giant's Causeway.   Crohane is the 196th highest place in Ireland. Crohane is the second most easterly summit in the Mangerton area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crohane in area Mangerton, Ireland
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Sundown over Stoompa
by Colin Murphy  17 Feb 2014
A pic of Stoompa taken while descending via the spur of Crohane to the NW Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/195/comment/15864/
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