Butter Mountain 500m mountain, Mourne Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right. A small change needed. The page you went to with a url that has mountainviews.ie/mv/index.php is now superceded by the url at the top. Use this new form of url in future. Change any shortcuts or bookmarks you may have for the old format.
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Butter MountainMountainSliabh an Ime A name in Irish also Slievenamuck an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh an Ime [PNNI], 'mountain of the butter')DownCounty, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock
Height:500mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J27480 27975 Place visited by 211 members. Recently by: Grumbler, nupat, Lauranna, trostanite, arderincorbett, seamaspeineas, ilenia, marcellawalking, msammon, PeakPaul, mgtrose, IainT, livelife2thefull, pdtempan, Reeks2011 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name 'Butter Mountain' is not a reference to EU surpluses. It probably comes from the practice of burying butter to preserve it. It was used by people who tended cattle in the mountains during the summer. [Mícheál Ó Mainnín]
Butter Mountain is the 570th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/458/