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Dingle West Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Mount Eagle, 516m
Maximum height for area: 516 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 461 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mount Eagle Mountain Sliabh an Iolair A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Iolair [OSI], 'mountain of the eagle') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 516m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: V33466 98949
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Longitude: -10.432065, Latitude: 52.117835 , Easting: 33466, Northing: 98949 Prominence: 461m,  Isolation: 3.5km
ITM: 433451 599007,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntEgl, 10 char: MntEgl
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Mount Eagle is the final up-thrust of the Dingle Peninsula, its seaward flanks descending steeply to Slea Head and Dunmore Head (the most westerly point of the Irish mainland), but the islands of the Great Blasket, Inishnabro and Inishvickillane are the partly submerged continuation of the same mountain range. Mount Eagle Lough nestles high in a hollow on the eastern flank. Along the southern slopes in the townlands of Fahan and Glenfahan are the promontory fort of Dunbeg and the remains of a monastic settlement consisting of beehive huts. By comparison, the featureless summit holds little interest except for the spectacular view of West Kerry's Atlantic coast.   Sliabh an Iolair is the highest mountain in the Dingle West area and the 516th highest in Ireland.

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milkorwater on Sliabh an Iolair, 2003
by milkorwater  18 Feb 2003
Great day out from Ventry, up the zig-zag path by the loch, down via Binn an Choma and back along the Dingle Way. 360 degree views from the top make up for any complaints about lack of height. Suitable for all ages and full of atmosphere - the last peak before America. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/419/comment/332/
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skyehigh on Sliabh an Iolair, 2005
by skyehigh  18 Jul 2005
A beautiful walk for a summer evening. I chose to start from point Q329011 A on the Dunquin to Ventry road to keep in sight of the sea. This is an easy stroll from start to finish, wet in only a couple of places. The Binn an Choma route would have been more spectacular, but more strenuous. This is a view from the track, looking towards Great Blasket Island. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/419/comment/1820/
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skyehigh on Sliabh an Iolair, 2005
by skyehigh  18 Jul 2005
A view of Inis Tuaisceart from the north-westerly approach. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/419/comment/1821/
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clasach on Sliabh an Iolair, 2005
by clasach  8 Oct 2005
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clasach on Sliabh an Iolair, 2005
by clasach  8 Oct 2005
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Picture: View to Blaskets from Binn an Choma
 
Cruach Mhárthain/Mount Eagle Circuit Part II
by ciarraioch  22 Oct 2011
After descending from Cruach Mhárthain, we struck off southwards from the Mám Clasach saddle (where crosses the Ventry-Dunquin road) at Q340 015 B. Keeping to the fence, we ascended over boggy ground until we met a mountain bohereen at Q335 006 C. Following this we eventually came to the summit, to enjoy magnificent views across to Iveragh and back along Dingle Bay as far as East Kerry. We then descended SW towards Binn an Choma, being rewarded with the clear and sunny views of the Blaskets and Slea Head. We reached the Slea Head road at V318 970 D, and wander back along the road/Dingle way to our starting point at the Blasket Centre at Q315 006 E . Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/419/comment/6584/
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