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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
Place visited by 300 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, Xiom5724, livelife2thefull, RuggedTrack, Reeks2011, atlantic73, Heggs, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, melohara, Helenha, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry
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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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Wow well done to all . Amazing series of pictures .. by fergal   (Show all for Doan)
 
hbowman on Doan, 2010
by hbowman  2 Apr 2010
Yes, Doan is my favourite mountain. I've climbed the mountain 3 times and the view of the Silent Valley in the distance is breath taking. I've approached it from Carn once, and Slieve Loughshannagh twice. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/4572/
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