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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Sallagh Mountain Caora Bhán A name in Irish
(Ir. Caora Bhán [TH], 'white sheep') Kerry County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 570m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V70505 74698
Place visited by 57 members. Recently by: Grumbler, John.geary, FrankMc1964, Deise-Man, ciarraioch, Ulsterpooka, Fergalh, eamonoc, liz50, millsd1, Geo, ilenia, Lauranna, Onzy, muddyboots
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Longitude: -9.882494, Latitude: 51.909895 , Easting: 70505, Northing: 74698 Prominence: 32m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 470483 574758,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Salagh, 10 char: Sallagh
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

The name Sallagh is recorded in Toponomia Hiberniae by Breandán Ó Cíobháin.   Caora Bhán is the 363rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caora Bhán in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Twisting ridge, Sallagh to the centre with Beann Far SW behind.
 
Climax of the anticline.
by simon3  2 May 2011
If you like your ridges narrow and steep then you you'll like the 1300m trip from Finnararagh/ An Corrán to this place. As with so much of this area there are large boulders strewn around often perching at odd angles from when the ice left. The land and the top is steep on both sides. At times the ridge seems to follow the top of an upward fold in the land, which you can see in the picture.
Navigation from Finnararagh could be tricky in poor visibility. The land has numerous obstacles and there is another ridge stretching out from Finnararagh going NE though more northerly. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/326/comment/6314/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caora Bhán in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Coomnacronia from Finnararagh
Dunkerron ridge run
by Dbosonnet  20 Jun 2017
Coomnacronia taken from the Dunkerron ridge. Track 3488 for details Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/326/comment/19573/
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