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Brandon Group Area   S: Brandon Ridge South Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Gearhane Mountain An Géarán A name in Irish (Ir. An Géarán [OSI], 'the fang') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 803.0m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46825 08791
Place visited by 247 members. Recently by: nupat, thrifleganger, Chance, Montyt, No1Grumbler, KarenNick, ColinCallanan, JohnAshton, Hjonna, strangeweaver, mickhanney, learykid, Grumbler, abcd, briankelly
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Longitude: -10.241621, Latitude: 52.210057 , Easting: 46825, Northing: 108791 Prominence: 25.9m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 446808 608845,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grhn, 10 char: Gearhane
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

The name refers to the peak's pointed profile when seen from the S. Note its relationship with its higher neighbour, Brandon Peak, which is Barr an Ghéaráin, 'top of the fang' in Irish.   An Géarán is the 39th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/37/
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Narrow ridge-shaped peak .. by group   (Show all for Gearhane (An Géarán))
 
The picture shows entire Brandon Ridge with Brand .. by jackill   (Show all for Gearhane (An Géarán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gearhane (<i>An Géarán</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
 
Fresh snow on the Brandon range
by thrifleganger  2 Feb 2021
Backpacked the Brandon range on a good weekend in an unusually cold spell of weather in December. Managed to camp beside the tiny lake south of Gearhane, and climbed up late in this evening to get panoramic views with fresh powdery snow. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/37/comment/22271/
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I agree with Milo - and what a nice conclusion it .. by csd   (Show all for Gearhane (An Géarán))
 
Coming down off the Brandon ridge at Folach na Ma .. by liam   (Show all for Gearhane (An Géarán))
 
Kerry scenery to be a big star in Star Wars .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Gearhane (An Géarán))
 
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