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Brandon Group Area   S: Ballysitteragh Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

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Beennabrack Mountain Macha na gCab A name in Irish (Ir. Macha na gCab [OSI], 'plain of the beaks') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 608.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46865 05372
Place visited by 180 members. Recently by: Haulie, Sleibhte21, mdehantschutter, John.geary, mh400nt, nickywood, PrzemekPanczyk, nevgeoran, Wildrover, Roswayman, Deise-Man, annem, Chance, Montyt, No1Grumbler
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Longitude: -10.239485, Latitude: 52.179367 , Easting: 46866, Northing: 105372 Prominence: 23.47m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 446849 605426,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnbrck, 10 char: Benabrack
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The Irish name Macha na gCab and the anglicised name Beennabrack have very different meanings. It seems unlikely that they originally referred to the same feature. An Seabhac gives the name Binn na mBroc ('peak of the badgers') for this hill (TCCD, 143, 233), which shows that Beennabrack is a corruption. He does not mention Macha na gCab.   Macha na gCab is the 268th highest place in Ireland. Macha na gCab is the most southerly summit in the Brandon Group area.

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Easy Climb from the South .. by group   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
Coming down from the Brandon ridge at Fallaghnam .. by jackill   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
This view northwards, from the top of Beennabrack .. by padodes   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
Looking across a stretch of Loch Ui Fhiannachta ( .. by padodes   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
Great round to Brandon Peak.
by nickywood  6 Jan 2022
Visited in September 2021 on the way round to Brandon Peak, enjoyed the walk very much on a partly cloudy day but got away with it. Easy Climb up from the Conor Pass and great round of hills. Came back the hard way via the valley and river crossing was tricky - probably best avoid that. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/273/comment/23378/
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Steep Cliffs to the North .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
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