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MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   SE: Reeks East Subarea
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Brassel Mountain Mountain Cnoc Breasail A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Breasail [TH] or Breasail [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of raddle') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 575m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V83049 82269
Place visited by 84 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, annem, muddyboots, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, obanboy, liz50, Wilderness, osullivanm, simon3, Grumbler, DNicholson, Wildrover, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -9.702876, Latitude: 51.980689 , Easting: 83049, Northing: 82269 Prominence: 50m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 483024 582329,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrslMn, 10 char: BrslMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The Ordnance Survey Name Book suggests that Breasal is a man's name, but a connection with raddle, the red dye traditionally used to mark sheep, seems more likely.   Brassel Mountain is the 348th highest place in Ireland. Brassel Mountain is the second most southerly summit in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/
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Brassel is a pretty nondescript lump that is usua .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Brassel Mountain (Cnoc Breasail))
 
A varied trip to this summit .. by kkendellen   (Show all for Brassel Mountain (Cnoc Breasail))
 
Here is a better picture of Brassel. The scramble .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Brassel Mountain (Cnoc Breasail))
 
Brassel is very much the idiot half-brother of th .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Brassel Mountain (Cnoc Breasail))
 
Not as isolated as one might think .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Brassel Mountain (Cnoc Breasail))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brassel Mountain (<i>Cnoc Breasail</i>) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Shadows and shape.
 
Interesting view.
by simon3  11 Aug 2020
Brassel presents an interesting shape brought out by cloud shadow in this picture taken from Knocknagapple.

Behind it is Cnoc an Chuillinn on the Reeks and in front is Crossderry. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/317/comment/20852/
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