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Dartry Mountains Area   NW: Benbulbin Subarea
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Benwiskin Mountain Binn Mhiosgáin A name in Irish 'peak of the haystack' Sligo County in Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 514m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G72344 49116
Place visited by 176 members. Recently by: abeach, MickM45, oreills8, LauraG, AlanReid, markwallace, mdehantschutter, Carolyn105, Colin Murphy, finbarr65, annem, padstowe, rayw, justynagru, jm78
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Longitude: -8.42658, Latitude: 54.3899 , Easting: 172344, Northing: 349116 Prominence: 39m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 572293 849115,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnwskn, 10 char: Benwiskin
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

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 523rd highest place in Ireland.

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Dartry View .. by davsheen   (Show all for Benwiskin (Binn Mhiosgáin))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benwiskin (<i>Binn Mhiosgáin</i>) in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Near Gleniff Horseshoe drive
 
Dartry highlight
by davsheen  29 Jul 2018
Benwiskin view -the distinctive fin which offers spell binding views Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/425/comment/19986/
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Gleniff Horseshoe .. by Skyebabyisback   (Show all for Benwiskin (Binn Mhiosgáin))
 
The height of disappointment! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Benwiskin (Binn Mhiosgáin))
 
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