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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Anierin Mountain Sliabh an Iarainn A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Iarainn [OSI], 'mountain of the iron') Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Sandstone, sandy shale & shale Bedrock

Height: 585m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H01878 15930
Place visited by 99 members. Recently by: Grumbler, ilenia, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, IndyMan, Peter Walker, arderincorbett, TommyMc, eamonoc, FrankMc1964, Wilderness, hgboyle, hilde, markmjcampion, PeakPaul
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Longitude: -7.972069, Latitude: 54.092539 , Easting: 201878, Northing: 315930 Prominence: 245m,  Isolation: 2.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 601827 815938,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvAnr, 10 char: SlvAnrn
Bedrock type: Sandstone, sandy shale & shale, (Bencroy Sandstone Member)

This area is area is known for its mineral resources, particularly the coal which was mined in the vicinity of Arigna. There were also iron workings beside Lough Allen at the base of this mountain, still operating in the late 19th century. A local legend holds that they were worked by Goibnenn, the smith-god of the Tuatha Dé Danann.   Slieve Anierin is the second highest mountain in the Breifne area and the 327th highest in Ireland. Slieve Anierin is the most southerly summit and also the most westerly in the Breifne area. Slieve Anierin is the third highest point in county Leitrim.

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Between a rock and a Mass place .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
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Climbed yesterday. A 06.00 start and a two hour d .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Slieve Anierin)
 
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by eamonoc  31 May 2018
Eaten alive by midges, a Mountain Hare for company, a hidden Altar discovered and happily found a low down Trig, a pleasant 10km walk in the Briefne Mountains in very unusual weather. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/305/comment/19935/
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