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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 302 members. Recently by: marcellawalking, Haulie, PeakPaul, Xiom5724, livelife2thefull, RuggedTrack, Reeks2011, atlantic73, Heggs, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, melohara, Helenha, IainT
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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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Climbed this old favourite again yesterday (17.09 .. by Priestlp   (Show all for Doan)
 
Heading for Ben Crom Dam from Slieve Meelbeg on o .. by mneary34   (Show all for Doan)
 
cockycorkey on Doan, 2004
by cockycorkey  22 Apr 2004
Excellent point to view the ring of the Mournes. Walked up the Ott track on a lovely sunny day. Views from the top were spectaculor all the way to Dublin Bay. Good introduction to the mournes and a quick walk for those in a hurry. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/comment/934/
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One of the best 360deg views in the Mournes. You .. by Michael McA   (Show all for Doan)
 
There is a drier, gentler approach from the Bann .. by tom swindles   (Show all for Doan)
 
A 360 from top of doan taken 16/01/05 .. by weeeddy   (Show all for Doan)
 
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