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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.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mac Uchta in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Mackoght with the Aghlas behind, Dooish on the right from Errigals summit
 
I could stay up here for days
Short Summary created by jackill  21 Mar 2011
Park in the car park at B94291 19734 A.From the car park corner you can follow a wet track on either side of the stream up to the col between Errigal and Mackoght. Just after a large cairn at B94151 20379 B turn right and drop down initially before heading up to the summit. Try to follow the crest of one of the rock ridges that sweep down the mountains flanks , this makes the going much easier. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/349/comment/5109/
 
Mackoght I suppose will always live in the shadow .. by simon3   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
I have climbed Macknoght directly from the carpar .. by gerrym   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
This pic, taken from Arnold Schwarzenegger's nort .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
As evidenced by our ratings, Mackoght is perhaps .. by skyehigh   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
Mackoght, also known as Wee Errigal, seen here fr .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Mac Uchta)
 
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