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Slieve Mish Area   Cen: Baurtregaum Subarea
Place count in area: 16, OSI/LPS Maps: 71 
Highest place:
Baurtregaum, 849.7m
Maximum height for area: 849.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 643 metres,

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Castle Hill Mountain An Caisleán A name in Irish Ir. An Caisleán [logainm.ie], ‘the castle’ Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Quartz-pebble conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 600m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q75620 06360
Place visited by 73 members. Recently by: mh400nt, Sweeney, Bunsen7, mdehantschutter, JohnAshton, jackos, annem, hivisibility, eoghancarton, No1Grumbler, justynagru, mountainmike, Fergalh, MichaelE, jimbloomer
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Longitude: -9.819713, Latitude: 52.195487 , Easting: 75620, Northing: 106360 Prominence: 35m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 475598 606416,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CstlHl, 10 char: Castle Hil
Bedrock type: Quartz-pebble conglomerate, (Lough Slat Conglomerate Formation)

As this peak is rather far from any castle (at Castledrum or Castlemaine), it may be simply named from its commanding position. It is located in the townland of Shanakeal (par. Kilgarrylander).   Castle Hill is the 287th highest place in Ireland.

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Commanding castellated place with sea views. .. by group   (Show all for Castle Hill (An Caisleán))
 
Perhaps because it is overshadowed by the other s .. by simon3   (Show all for Castle Hill (An Caisleán))
 
The long easy ridge from Quarry Hill car park Q83 .. by jackill   (Show all for Castle Hill (An Caisleán))
 
Rocky west side. .. by simon3   (Show all for Castle Hill (An Caisleán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Castle Hill (<i>An Caisleán</i>) in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
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Morning glory
by Colin Murphy  10 Apr 2015
Pic shows a view of Castlemaine Harbour and Dingle Bay from the summit of Castle Hill, with the Iveragh mountains peeking up through the morning mist in the distance. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/276/comment/17915/
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Going the extra mile... .. by peter1   (Show all for Castle Hill (An Caisleán))
 
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