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Ott Mountain Mountain Ucht A name in Irish
(Ir. Ucht [PNNI], 'mountain-breast') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 526.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28364 26957
Place visited by 228 members. Recently by: rdkernan, Carolyn105, cdpevans, mallymcd, srr45, GoldCircle, feargalf, dstevenson15, Andy1287, Fenton, p_treanor, IndyMan, abcd, Grumbler, nupat
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Longitude: -6.034956, Latitude: 54.175567 , Easting: 328365, Northing: 326957 Prominence: 31.83m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 728285 826962,   GPS IDs, 6 char: OtMntn, 10 char: OtMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate, (Deep marine turbidite sequence)

This peak overlooks the top of the mountain road between Fofanny Dam and Attical. Ucht literally means 'breast', and applied to landscape it can translated as 'mountain-breast' or 'flank'. It is frequently found with mám, 'pass', e.g. Ucht Máma in Co. Clare or Mám Uchta in Co. Galway. It is possible in the name in question that ucht applies to the flank of mountain crossed by the road (or an earlier track) at its highest point. The top of Ott Mountain is only half a mile from this section of the road.   Ott Mountain is the 478th highest place in Ireland.

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Ott would be the first hill in what I hoped would .. by wicklore   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
Ott was only a short and easy walk from Carn Moun .. by paulocon   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ott Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view over Fofanny Reservoir
 
Easy Gateway Into The Mournes
by Aidy  21 Oct 2016
Starting from the Ott/Blue Quarry car park on the Moyad Road, there is a good track heading towards Ott. About halfway towards the summit, it veers towards the east, and I left the track there to continue in a southerly direction up the open hillside. All in all, its about a one kilometer walk from the car park to the summit cairn, with great views over the Fofanny and Spelga reservoirs. My first summit of six for the day, ending on Slieve Meelmore. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/461/comment/18668/
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