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Benfree Mountain Binn Fraoigh A name in Irish
also Luggatarriff an extra name in English
(Ir. Binn Fraoigh [TR], 'peak of heather') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Aluminous schists, hornblendic rocks Bedrock

Height: 638m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L77758 54412
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Longitude: -9.844014, Latitude: 53.525623 , Easting: 77758, Northing: 254412 Prominence: 48m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 477734 754433,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Benfre, 10 char: Benfree
Bedrock type: Aluminous schists, hornblendic rocks, (Barnanoraun Schist Formation)

On the Discovery map this peak is marked as Luggatarriff, a name meaning 'hollow of the bull' which probably applies to a hollow on the slopes of Benfree.   Binn Fraoigh is the 222nd highest place in Ireland.

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katekat on Binn Fraoigh, 2007
by katekat  6 Apr 2007
Relaxing on Benfree when we used to do The Glencorbet Horseshoe on sunny day. Navigation is in summit Benbrack. Wanted to put panoramatic view, but there are good picture, so, just picture of me and my boyfriend. Just a word. This summit is like a best friend to Ben Baun, or u will climb up this mountain without ascending Ben Baun? :-) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/216/comment/2658/
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