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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,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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 210 members. Recently by: thomas_g, fellrunner, dunnejohn, Haulie, DSutherland, dregishjake, Kilcoobin, Kilcubbin, dregish, Pinger, eamonoc, Podgemus, ilenia, abcd, Grumbler
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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 405th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/349/
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Easily dismissed beside the larger Aghlas and Err .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mac Uchta in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Aghla More looking volcanic with streaming clouds.
 
Easy Restart After Involuntary Break In Hillwalking
by Aidy  19 Jan 2016
Started out at the car park on the R251 commonly used for Errigal, then headed up on to the col between Errigal and Mackoght. Straightforward walk from there to the summit. It was my first day out in a long time due to other commitments and a few wintry bugs, so this fit the bill nicely to ease me back in. Visibility was very bad, in thick cloud most of the way up, but at the summit, the clouds seemingly magically parted to give me a glimpse of the view over Lough Altan to Aghla More. After the lower boggy section (so bad that I didn't bother with hiking boots, taking wellies instead) the ground was surprisingly dry, even after our soggy winter, and the mountain has a wonderfully rocky character. A really enjoyable walk, and great to be back at it again. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/349/comment/18426/
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The summit of Mackoght, complete with painted nam .. by csd   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
Errigal's little brother and well worth a climb. .. by dino   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
Worth the extra effort .. by joekdp   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
The poor little runt taken from the big bro! .. by murphysw   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
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