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Antrim Hills Area
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Trostan Mountain Trostán A name in Irish
(Ir. Trostán [DUPN], 'pole/staff' [DUPN]) County Highpoint of Antrim, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 550m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D17960 23598
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Longitude: -6.155365, Latitude: 55.045747 , Easting: 317960, Northing: 423598 Prominence: 515m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717883 923581,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trstn, 10 char: Trostan
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Joyce's suggestion (INP, iii, 586) that this peak is so named because of its resemblance to a pilgrim's staff with a crooked top seems without foundation.   Trostan is the highest mountain in the Antrim Hills area and the 419th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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Squidgy Slog .. by tsunami   (Show all for Trostan)
 
The iron man of Antrim .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Climbed this hill on St Patrick's Day following w .. by davidholmes   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Sunday 30-07-06 the morning started well it was s .. by BILLNOR   (Show all for Trostan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Trostan in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
 
simon3 on Trostan, 2004
by simon3  12 Apr 2004
Trostan, the highest point in County Antrim, is mostly covered in thick peat. However like other neighbouring peaks, over about 520m the peat gives way to something else, usually the rough stony surface shown in the picture. The view centrally in the distance includes Skerry Hill. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/919/
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An excellent mountain that never has the same atm .. by NICKY   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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