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Sperrin Mountains Area   NW Cen: Glenelly North West Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 12, 13, 6, 7, 8 
Highest place:
Sawel, 678m
Maximum height for area: 678 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 657 metres,

Places in area Sperrin Mountains:
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion NE Top 496m
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion 528m
N: Claudy Hills:   Crockdooish 321mCurradrolan Hill 270mEglish 277mLetterlogher 249mMullaghmeash Hill 244mSlieveboy 259mStraid Hill 303m
NE Cen: Glenelly North East:   Barnes Top 456mCraigagh Hill 460mCrockbrack 526mKnockanbane Mountain 441mMeenard Mountain 620mMeenard Mtn W Top 480mMullaghaneany 627mMullaghash 480mMullaghsallagh 485mOughtmore 569mSpelhoagh 568m
NE: Glenshane North:   Benbradagh 465mBoviel Top 454mCarn Hill 448mCarntogher 464mMoneyoran Hill 414m
NE: Glenshane South:   Bohilbreaga 478mCoolnasillagh Mountain 423mCorick Mountain 430mCrockalougha 407mMullaghmore 550mWhite Mountain 537m
NW Cen: Glenelly North West:   Dart Mountain 619mDart Mountain North-West Top 525mLearmount Mountain 489mLearmount Mountain South Top 492mMullaghasturrakeen 581mMullaghcarbatagh 517mMullaghclogha 635mMullaghclogher 572mMullaghdoo 568mSawel 678m
NW: Maheramason Hills:   Clondermot Hill 220mGortmonly Hill 218mSlievekirk 370m
SE Cen: Glenelly South East:   Carnanelly 562mCarnanelly West Top 505mMullaghbane 467mMullaghturk 416m
SE: Cookstown Hills:   Cregganconroe 300mFir Mountain 362mOughtmore 382m
SW Cen: Glenelly South West:   Clogherny Top 408mCraignamaddy 385mCrocknamoghil 335mMullaghbolig 442mSpaltindoagh 420m
SW: Mullaghcarn:   Curraghchosaly Mountain 416mMullaghcarn 542mMullaghcarn South Top 525m
SW: Newtownstewart Hills:   Bessy Bell 420mMullaghcroy 242m
W: Strabane:   Balix Hill 403mKnockavoe 296mOwenreagh Hill 400m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Dart Mountain Mountain An Dairt A name in Irish (Ir. An Dairt [OSM], 'the lump') Derry/ Tyrone County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 619m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H60254 96308
Place visited by 206 members. Recently by: wintersmick, Leonas_Escapades, Kilcoobin, atlantic73, No1Grumbler, kirtatty, Jai-mckinney, TommyMc, ElaineM76, Carolyn105, marcel, mallymcd, fellrunner, John.geary, Haulie
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Longitude: -7.063641, Latitude: 54.810951 , Easting: 260254, Northing: 396308 Prominence: 89m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 660191 896294,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrtMnt, 10 char: DrtMntn
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Dart Formation)

Cloudberries are found on the western slopes. This rare alpine plant resembles the strawberry plant, to which it is related. The fruit are like orange pearls. The OS Memoirs derive the name from Ir. dart, 'a lump', explaining that When viewed at a distance, it looks like a a lump on Sawel. However, Daigart is the name of a district mentioned by Tírechán in the Tripartite Life. O'Ceallaigh reviewed this information, along with MacNeill's assessment of it, and concluded that Daighart was probably the mountain country of Gleann Fhoichle (Glenelly), in the parish of Both Domhnaigh (Bodoney) and at the bottom of Samhail (Sawel) (Gleanings from Ulster History, Séamus Ó Ceallaigh, p. 23).   Dart Mountain is the 255th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Dart Mountain (<i>An Dairt</i>) in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View towards Mullaghclogha from Dart
 
A Rare Rugged Sperrin
by Aidy  9 Mar 2015
I had walked several of the mountains in this area before, and on Sunday decided to visit a few in the middle that I'd missed out - Dart, Learmount Mtn S Top and Learmount Mountain. Dart is the most impressive of the three, and was my first call. I had looked down on it from Sawel in the past, and it can be reached from there, but due to my other targets for the day, I approached it from the west. It is easily accessible from the Park/Tamnagh Road between the villages of Park in the north, in Derry, and Cranagh in the south in Tyrone. There are a few lay bys near the cattle grids around the high point of the road for parking, and it is a short walk from there. The ground was also fairly firm and easy to walk on. The top is marked by a cairn, and signs on the nearby fence marking the Tyrone and Derry border. The views were excellent in all directions on the clear bright day I visited, and Dart itself was rockier and a bit more rugged and craggy than most in the range.

The Sperrins are not as dramatic as many other ranges, but they do get under your skin, and keep drawing me back with their own charm. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/244/comment/17874/
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