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Binn Chaonaigh Mountain (Ir. Binn Chaonaigh [TR], 'peak of moss') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 633m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L90037 51562
Place visited by 322 members. Recently by: Kirsty, No1Grumbler, thrifleganger, obrien116, Eithrin, pcost, derekpkearney, Pinger, marymac, GerryCarroll, DSutherland, reidyden, Maire-Ni, magnumpig, ciaranfanning
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Longitude: -9.658057, Latitude: 53.502711 , Easting: 90037, Northing: 251562 Prominence: 108m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 490004 751581,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnChng, 10 char: BnChngh
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Walks: for a route along the ridge, taking in Binn Chaonaigh and Binn idir an dá Log , see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 81-92.   Binn Chaonaigh is the 230th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/225/
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I did the Failmore Horseshoe on 14.June 2009. I s .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
If you don't want to do the entire Maamturks ridg .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
Barrslievenaroy/Binn idir an da log mountain .. by Silver   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
Took part in a nice walk in the Maamturks on Sund .. by donieg   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chaonaigh in area Maamturks, Ireland
 
High mountain lochan
by ColinCallanan  20 Jun 2015
Beautiful little lonely lochan, not far from the top of Ben Chaonaigh
https://www.flickr.com/photos/114869875@N04/sets/72157652101787263 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/225/comment/18144/
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Some steep ascent indeed !! .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Binn Chaonaigh)
 
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