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Doan Mountain Dún Maol Chobha A name in Irish
(Ir. Dún Maol Chobha [PNNI], 'Maol Chobha's fort') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 592.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30226 26215
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Longitude: -6.006784, Latitude: 54.168443 , Easting: 330226, Northing: 326216 Prominence: 118.55m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 730146 826221,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Doan, 10 char: Doan
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

There is no record of an actual fort here, so the name probably comes from the imagined resemblence of the craggy summit to a fortress. For origin of name, see PNNI for info on Maol Chobha.   Doan is the 310th highest place in Ireland.

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Baring a remarkable resemblance to a Transylvania .. by tsunami   (Show all for Doan)
 
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Picture: Panoramic Photo on Doan
 
sconz on Doan, 2006
by sconz  29 Sep 2006
For a beginner, Doan is perfect. It has a long walk in from The Gatekeeper's Lodge car park near Crocknafeola Wood about a mile or so out of Attical. Some of the terrain is a bit rocky, so sturdy boots are a must, but it's mostly easy going with an pleasant gradient. It levels out at Lough Shannagh and at the far end of the lough, a short but tough climb gets you to the top of Doan. The view is breathtaking on a clear day with a panorama of the Mournes all around you. An easy top for a beginner but one to savour and wet the appetite for more of the mountains. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/2519/
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The photos from the top of Doan on this site are .. by mcna   (Show all for Doan)
 
Doan - my favourite mountain. A glorious little g .. by Alex92   (Show all for Doan)
 
Doan is a fantastic-looking mountain, appearing l .. by csd   (Show all for Doan)
 
Doan is a lovely mountain to walk up to. From Me .. by midge_hater   (Show all for Doan)
 
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