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Nephin Begs Area   E: Birreencorragh Subarea
Place count in area: 28, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 30, 31, CBW 
Highest place:
Slieve Carr, 721m
Maximum height for area: 721 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 646 metres,

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Birreencorragh South Top Mountain Birín Corrach (mullach theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Birreencorragh. Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Mixed schists, minor basic metavolcanics Bedrock

Height: 564m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: G02431 03076
Place visited by 90 members. Recently by: learykid, CaminoPat, Michaelmangan, upper, No1Grumbler, Pinger, TommyMc, justynagru, wicklore, Grumbler, ilenia, Fergal Meath, markwallace, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility
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Longitude: -9.487397, Latitude: 53.967777 , Easting: 102431, Northing: 303076 Prominence: 59m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 502408 803078,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrncSt, 10 char: BrncrgSthT
Bedrock type: Mixed schists, minor basic metavolcanics, (Bunaveela Lough Formation)

Named Berreen Corrough Beg on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously Glenlara in MV.   Birreencorragh South Top is the 380th highest place in Ireland. Birreencorragh South Top is the second most easterly summit in the Nephin Begs area.

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National Monument
by Barry  27 Jan 2015
May be worth noting that the summit cairn here, as described at IG02437 03060 below is a National Monument - must be remains of an ancient burial cairn or boundary marker perhaps. There's another site approx 150 metres SSE of this. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/335/comment/17818/
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