Butter Mountain 500m mountain, Mourne Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock
Height:500mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J27480 27975 Place visited by 216 members. Recently by: Maire-Ni, Andy1287, Grimsbyforever, eoghancarton, Fenton, IndyMan, Grumbler, nupat, Lauranna, trostanite, arderincorbett, seamaspeineas, ilenia, marcellawalking, msammon 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 568th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/458/