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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

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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 380th highest place in Ireland.

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Magnificent Surroundings .. by Aidy   (Show all for An Eachla Bheag)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Eachla Bheag in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn
 
Summit cairn
by Colin Murphy  13 Jun 2010
The only one of the Aghlas that is marked by a cairn of any significance, Aghla Beg's is large enough to make up for the others, and is clearly identifiable even from Errigal on a clear day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/336/comment/5874/
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Glacial Deposit .. by jsramsey1491   (Show all for An Eachla Bheag)
 
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