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Donegal SW Area   NE: Glengesh Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 10 
Highest place:
Slieve League, 596.4m
Maximum height for area: 596.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 470 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Common Mountain Hill Sliabh Chamáin A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Chamáin [logainm.ie], poss. 'mountain of the crooked
place')
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Flaggy quartzite and dark schist Bedrock

Height: 499.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G70920 85943
Place visited by 47 members. Recently by: trekker, mcrtchly, markmjcampion, simon3, MichaelE, arderincorbett, Lauranna, LorraineG60, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Cobhclimber, Fergalh, sandilandsn, melohara, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -8.452051, Latitude: 54.72064 , Easting: 170920, Northing: 385943 Prominence: 316m,  Isolation: 2.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 570876 885935,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmnMnt, 10 char: CmnMntn
Bedrock type: Flaggy quartzite and dark schist, (Slieve League Formation)

The nearby townland of Roechrow also appears to get its name from a hill (poss. Ir. Ruachruach, 'red stack').   Common Mountain is the 572nd highest place in Ireland. Common Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Donegal SW area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/
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Broad Top with Steep Ground to North and East .. by group   (Show all for Common Mountain (Sliabh Chamáin))
 
I started this walk from the scenic viewpoint and .. by gerrym   (Show all for Common Mountain (Sliabh Chamáin))
 
Started from the lay-by near the top of the Gleng .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Common Mountain (Sliabh Chamáin))
 
Summit of Common Mountain with Ardara and Loughro .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Common Mountain (Sliabh Chamáin))
 
I took this snap of Common Mountain after I drove .. by murphysw   (Show all for Common Mountain (Sliabh Chamáin))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Common Mountain (<i>Sliabh Chamáin</i>) in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Surveying the top of Sliabh Chamáin (Kernowclimber, mcritchly)
 
Crooked mountain turns out to be Arderin imposter.
by simon3  18 Nov 2019
According to the OS this summit has a summit height of 501m, however checking with a survey quality GPS on 13th Nov 2019 revealed that the true height is 499.7m +/- .1m

We climbed a mountain and came down a hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/comment/20681/
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