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Derryveagh Mountains Area   Cen: Errigal Subarea
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Mackoght Mountain Mac Uchta A name in Irish, also Wee Errigal an extra name in English (Ir. Mac Uchta [OSI], 'son of the mountain-breast') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 555m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B94018 21474
Place visited by 224 members. Recently by: AlanReid, walkingireland, Frankierooney, Gordonaplace, PrzemekPanczyk, jlk, wintersmick, Wes, annem, finbarr65, ColinCallanan, f.sokol, thrifleganger, rdkernan, thomas_g
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Longitude: -8.094387, Latitude: 55.040599 , Easting: 194018, Northing: 421474 Prominence: 150m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 593966 921457,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mckght, 10 char: Mackoght
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Also known as Wee Errigal. The ucht referred to in Mac Uchta is Errigal itself.   Mac Uchta is the 406th highest place in Ireland.

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Easily dismissed beside the larger Aghlas and Err .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Mackoght (Mac Uchta))
 
Easy Restart After Involuntary Break In Hillwalki .. by Aidy   (Show all for Mackoght (Mac Uchta))
 
The summit of Mackoght, complete with painted nam .. by csd   (Show all for Mackoght (Mac Uchta))
 
Errigal's little brother and well worth a climb. .. by dino   (Show all for Mackoght (Mac Uchta))
 
Worth the extra effort
by joekdp  7 Oct 2014
Climbed Errigal & straight over to Mackoght. Path up Mac is not straightforward or obvious at times but well worth the effort for views over Lough. Also lets you appreciate how large Errigal is. Unlike Errigal had the peak to myself. Up & down the 2 peaks in 3 hours, great way to spend a late morning. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/349/comment/17713/
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The poor little runt taken from the big bro! .. by murphysw   (Show all for Mackoght (Mac Uchta))
 
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