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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   An Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Aghla Beg Mountain An Eachla Bheag A name in Irish
(Ir. An Eachla Bheag [OSI], poss. 'little look-out point/prospect') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 563.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: B96152 25292
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Longitude: -8.061018, Latitude: 55.074925 , Easting: 196153, Northing: 425292 Prominence: 42.63m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 596103 925275,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Agh564, 10 char: Aghla Beg
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

P.W. Joyce, interprets this name as Ir. eachla or eachlann, 'stable', suggesting it is an example of a mountain named after a feature situated at its foot [INP]. However, Patrick McKay prefers to see the modern form as a re-interpretation of the original name Achla, a form of Aichill, meaning 'a look-out point or prospect' (Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names). Achill Island in Mayo (Ir. Acaill) may well be derived from the same root.   An Eachla Bheag is the 381st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Eachla Bheag in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmi1Ukel3GU&list=UUkdf1aBNXgCbRVmMfJkJllw
 
A PATRICK ZERKOWSKI FILM
by CaptainVertigo  15 Nov 2014
The closest I have gotten to the Aghlas to date is to observe them from Mackoght and Errigal. When I do get to walk that way I will be having another good look at Patrick Zerkowski's YouTube film "Aghla Mor and Aghla Beag" which is a very nicely put together piece. I think that serious walkers will much appreciate the fact that Patrick constantly identifies the mountains and lakes by naming them onscreen. This means that you get a really good look at what you will encounter on your route. Yes work on your maps, and read the wise words of those who have gone before. But don't forget that a picture paints a thousand words.
Patrick manages to show Errigal as a looming giant as he leaves Mackoght for the Aghlas. He comments:
"The biggest problem in this walk was for me crossing boggy wetland between Lough Altan and Mount Errigal. On my way back I had a plan to climb Errigal at the end of that walk but I lost too much power and a lot of time too crossing that boggy wet land and was too late. "
Now Patrick is a top class walker so believe what he says about those bogs!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmi1Ukel3GU&list=UUkdf1aBNXgCbRVmMfJkJllw Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/336/comment/17745/
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This is the view of the Aghlas on the walk from M .. by johnpollock   (Show all for An Eachla Bheag)
 
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Climbed June 11th – A Mid Ulster Walking Club wal .. by eflanaga   (Show all for An Eachla Bheag)
 
Easy walk up along the forest tracks, then up thr .. by zeaphod   (Show all for An Eachla Bheag)
 
As Denise points out in her contribution on Aghla .. by pdtempan   (Show all for An Eachla Bheag)
 
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