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BenwiskinMountainBinn Mhiosgáin A name in Irish'peak of the haystack'SligoCounty in Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock
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This peak is remarkable for its wave-like profile when seen from near Ballintrillick. However, it is probably its resemblance to a leaning haystack which accounts for its name. Ir. miosgán is cognate with Welsh misgawn/meisgawn, which has this meaning.
Benwiskin is the 522nd highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/425/