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Slievemoughanmore Mountain Of uncertain origin [PNNI]. Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 560m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24959 24095
Place visited by 251 members. Recently by: Andy1287, Pikes, justynagru, abcd, Grumbler, nupat, eoghancarton, briankelly, arderincorbett, sandilandsn, ilenia, seamaspeineas, Lauranna, marcellawalking, twilawalking
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Longitude: -6.088438, Latitude: 54.150541 , Easting: 324959, Northing: 324095 Prominence: 154m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 724869 824082,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvmgh, 10 char: Slvmghnmr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

It is the element -moughan- which is obscure in this case. The name appears on 16th century maps as Slew Mogh or just Mogh.   Slievemoughanmore is the 393rd highest place in Ireland.

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Just follow the wall.
Short Summary created by jackill  3 Sep 2014
Park at the back of Spelga reservoir on the roadside next to the track that accesses the reservoir, room for 8-10 cars.
Head west following the wall to the summit of Pigeon rock, follow the wall southeast for about 300 meters then south west to J25050 23940 A where you will need to head north west for 150 meters to reach the summit area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/344/comment/5104/
 
The more spontaneous of us will come at Slievemou .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
Great views for minimal effort .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
Much like the ever trustworthy Mourne Wall, which .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
Excellent view on a summer’s day! Spelga Dam is i .. by gary   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
Pigeon- Moughanmore walk .. by hbowman   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
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