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Maamturks Area   N: Leenaun Subarea
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Leenaun Hill Mountain An Meall Dubh A name in Irish (Ir. An Meall Dubh [TR*], 'black knoll') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Siltstone & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 618m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87432 59343
Place visited by 265 members. Recently by: david bourke, deirdremaryann, hivisibility, abcd, garv60, wicklore, annem, Louise.Nolan, upper, salford7, No1Grumbler, thrifleganger, Eithrin, TriHarder, pcost
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Longitude: -9.69999, Latitude: 53.572067 , Easting: 87432, Northing: 259343 Prominence: 363m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 487406 759363,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LnnHl, 10 char: Lenaun Hil
Bedrock type: Siltstone & sandstone, (Lough Muck Formation)

Walks: see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 80-85, for a route to the summit from Leenaun village. Sometimes called Bunnaviskaun.   Leenaun Hill is the 256th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Leenaun Hill (<i>An Meall Dubh</i>) in area Maamturks, Ireland
 
colin murphy on Leenaun Hill, 2009
by colin murphy  2 Nov 2009
Leenaun Hill summit cairn Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/comment/4250/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Leenaun Hill (<i>An Meall Dubh</i>) in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Unnamed lake at the North West of the Horseshoe with Mweelrea in the background.
A horseshoe to compete with the big boys.
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
With the Mwleerea mountains and Ben Gorm/Ben Creggan to the North, Devils Mother to the West, Maumturks to the South and 12 Bens to the West, Leenaun hill offers some truely wonderful views to compete with it's larger and more famous neighbours. From Leenaun village it's possible to do a horseshoe walk through the deserted village at L87270 61391 A. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/comment/20160/
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