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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Beann South Top Mountain For origin of name, see Beann. Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 639m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V72817 75580
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Longitude: -9.849371, Latitude: 51.918312 , Easting: 72817, Northing: 75580 Prominence: 64m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 472786 575636,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnSthT, 10 char: BnSthTp
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Beann South Top is the 220th highest place in Ireland.

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First or last stop in the horseshoe .. by group   (Show all for Beann South Top)
 
There are several ways up this mountain which is .. by simon3   (Show all for Beann South Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beann South Top in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Beann South top from the west.
 
simon3 on Beann South Top, 2006
by simon3  15 Sep 2006
Walking up Beann South Top (BST) from the south you will be well rewarded in clear weather by taking the scenic route over the east spur ( height 531). There's a great view of Mullaghanattin. While BST will always play second fiddle to the other summits of the Mullaghanattin circuit, it does have a steep NE side. From there you will get an uninterrupted view of over 600m of mountainside, starting from "The Pocket" with its lush greens and meandering streams to the flanks with big outcrops to the bare summit. Very striking in the morning with the sun at your back.

This photo however, shows another point of interest, the west side of BST. The vegetation serves to emphasise the tortured shape of the sandstone rock layers. (The viewing point mentioned above for The Pocket is behind the top.) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/213/comment/2491/
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Continuing our anti-clockwise journey around "The .. by Geo   (Show all for Beann South Top)
 
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