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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Bascadh Mountain (Ir. Bascadh [TH], 'mutilation' or 'severe wounding') Kerry County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 595m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V82387 76582
Place visited by 72 members. Recently by: learykid, Grumbler, FrankMc1964, Lauranna, strangeweaver, liz50, Geo, Wilderness, nolanlyn, DaveMc, ilenia, Martinpeak, eamonoc, elin, Wildrover
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Longitude: -9.710502, Latitude: 51.929445 , Easting: 82387, Northing: 76582 Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 482366 576641,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bscdh, 10 char: Bascadh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Also known as Boughil West Top.   Bascadh is the 301st highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/
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Access track gives an ok ascent to start over rough ground
Short Summary created by jackill  30 Jul 2012
Park at a little layby at V 80532 77882 A, room for 3 or 4 cars . Walked up the road
a short distance to V 80608 78026 B cross the sheep wire and head up the mountain on a rough track to another fence.
Cross this fence and head towards Lough Fadda and Lough Beg. After crossing the boulder field at Graignagower, head up a track that has been carved out on the mountainside, it seems to originate in Scarteen to the south.This track varies in quality but leads to about 410 meters.
From here the summit is reached by following a fence that tracks the edge of some rough rocky cliffs.At a fence junction cross the fence infrony of you and turn east for a short walk to the small summit cairn Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/284/comment/5044/
 
Bascadh, a cloudy and damp winters morning in ear .. by jackill   (Show all for Bascadh)
 
Easy Access from the East .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Bascadh)
 
Rocky Road .. by Onzy   (Show all for Bascadh)
 
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