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Mangerton Area   NW: Torc Subarea
Place count in area: 28, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79 
Highest place:
Mangerton, 838.2m
Maximum height for area: 838.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 583.2 metres,

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Torc Mountain Mountain Sliabh Torc A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Torc [OG*], 'mountain of wild boar') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 534.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V95577 83931
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Longitude: -9.521116, Latitude: 51.99812 , Easting: 95577, Northing: 83932 Prominence: 300m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 495550 583991,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TrcMnt, 10 char: TrcMntn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The name of Torc Mountain, like Mount Eagle and the Wolf's Step on the Dingle Peninsula, reminds us of a wild animal once common in the forests of Ireland. Wild boar is significant in Celtic mythology, being depicted on Celtic artefacts found in continental Europe, Ireland and Britain. It represents physical strength and heroic fighting skills.   Torc Mountain is the 460th highest place in Ireland. Torc Mountain is the most northerly summit in the Mangerton area.

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This was a wonderful morning out. Once we found .. by ssmith   (Show all for Torc Mountain (Sliabh Torc))
 
I did Torc on the May bank holiday Monday with th .. by johnvbrennan   (Show all for Torc Mountain (Sliabh Torc))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Torc Mountain (<i>Sliabh Torc</i>) in area Mangerton, Ireland
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Well-defined rocky top
by Colin Murphy  14 Sep 2014
Torc summit is well defined but unmarked by a cairn or trig pillar. The highest point is this craggy rock. Great views in all directions. It is also just a 15 minute walk to Torc West Top, which is just a slight detour from the route down. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/383/comment/17676/
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Well marked trail .. by hendycoco   (Show all for Torc Mountain (Sliabh Torc))
 
A nice introduction to hiking before taking on th .. by TommyV   (Show all for Torc Mountain (Sliabh Torc))
 
Great views from any approach. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Torc Mountain (Sliabh Torc))
 
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