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Breifne Area   W: Benbrack Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 666m
Maximum height for area: 666 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

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Benbrack Mountain An Bhinn Bhreac A name in Irish (Ir. An Bhinn Bhreac [logainm.ie], 'the speckled peak') Cavan County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 502m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26&27A Grid Reference: H10117 21600
Place visited by 65 members. Recently by: abeach, Grumbler, mountainmike, eoghancarton, ilenia, TommyMc, arderincorbett, wicklore, FrankMc1964, NualaMc, simon3, osullivanm, melohara, PeakPaul, Lauranna
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Longitude: -7.845966, Latitude: 54.143373 , Easting: 210117, Northing: 321600 Prominence: 147m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 610064 821606,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnb502, 10 char: Benbrac502
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

A large group of rocks on the east side of Bellavally Gap are known as the Black Rocks or Maguire's Chair. This was the site of an assembly on 'Donagh Sunday', the last Sunday in July (MacNeill, 175-77). According to Dalton, the name has led to an erroneous belief that this was the inauguration site of the Maguires, and this is confirmed by MacNeill.   Benbrack is the 566th highest place in Ireland. Benbrack is the third highest point in county Cavan.

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New Comment: Enormous landslide at summit - Avoid
by TommyMc  Thu 22 Jul
The Anglo Celt newspaper has reported an "enormous" landslide earlier this month on the summit plateau of Benbrack. There are said to be deep crevices on either side of the affected area and the ground is described as "very unstable" and should be avoided. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/450/comment/23216/
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