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

Height: 618m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87400 59300
Place visited by 220 members. Recently by: padstowe, billh999, TommyV, Lauranna, Peter Walker, JimMc, PaulNolan, glenlecky, Aciddrinker, marymac, Cathal-Kelly, oldpragmatist, Garmin, IainT, strangeweaver
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Longitude: -9.700458, Latitude: 53.571674 , Easting: 87400, Northing: 259300 Prominence: 363m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 487374 759320,   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.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/?PHPSESSID=1sse315o38rghhk4quend17ba2
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Stunning Views over Leenaun and Killary Harbour .. by group   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
From the top of The Col of Despondancy .. by aburden   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
A relatively easy walk without too many rocky sec .. by robhoward   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Leenaun Hill in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Leenaun Hill
 
colin murphy on Leenaun Hill, 2009
by colin murphy  2 Nov 2009
Starting and ending at 615882 I, just a couple of hundred metres along the Maam road out of Leenaun vollage, there is space for a car or two on the left hand side of the road. Walk back down the road about thirty metres where you will see a track which follows a stream from Leenaun Hill. Leave the track at point 610882 J and cross the stream, and follow a fence with takes you all the way to the top, mostly grassy but occasionally quite steep. Spectacular views in all directions. Pic shows approach towards summit taken at about 400m. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/246/comment/4249/
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3 of us climbed it from a point 1 mile from Leena .. by emaxwell   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
Leenaun Hill summit cairn .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Leenaun Hill)
 
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