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Gaugin Mountain Mountain An Gáigín A name in Irish
(Ir. An Gáigín [OSI], 'the little cleft') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Pale quartzite, pebble beds, rare schist Bedrock

Height: 565m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6&11 Grid Reference: G98323 94999
Place visited by 38 members. Recently by: sofearghail, eamonoc, ilenia, eoghancarton, Ulsterpooka, arderincorbett, Grumbler, Lauranna, Cobhclimber, Fergalh, melohara, Aidy, shaunkelly, 40Shades, Onzy
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Longitude: -8.02686, Latitude: 54.802828 , Easting: 198323, Northing: 394999 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 598272 894989,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GgnMnt, 10 char: GgnMntn
Bedrock type: Pale quartzite, pebble beds, rare schist, (Gaugin Quartzite Formation)

In a note on the townland of Dergroagh, James O'Kane says that it is sometimes called Cúl Gáigín. He also records the name Sruthán an Chut Chaoil in Dergroagh, which may relate to the same cleft feature from which Gáigín is named (JOK).   An Gáigín is the 376th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Gáigín in area Bluestack Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Gaugin as seen from the north
 
Short and simple
by Colin Murphy  29 Aug 2013
Pic shows Gaugin Mt. as seen from the R253, with the Effernagh River in the foreground. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/334/comment/15164/
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The start of this walk is reached by the narrow r .. by gerrym   (Show all for An Gáigín)
 
Big views from the small area of the summit that .. by simon3   (Show all for An Gáigín)
 
Gaugin (pronounced Gaw-geen by the locals) is def .. by murphysw   (Show all for An Gáigín)
 
I took this picture of Gaugin when I driving in t .. by murphysw   (Show all for An Gáigín)
 
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