Mweelrea SE Spur 495m hill, Mweelrea Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Mweelrea Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Mweelrea, 814m
Maximum height for area: 814 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 779 metres,

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Mweelrea SE Spur Hill Derreennawinshin A name in English
For origin of name, see Mweelrea. Mayo County, in Carn List, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 495m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L79625 65439
Place visited by 98 members. Recently by: ColinCallanan, billh999, igorak, YoungJohn, FrankMc1964, chalky, leader1, dodser, TommyV, Cathal-Kelly, juliewoods, strangeweaver, Lauranna, javono, Garmin
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Longitude: -9.820127, Latitude: 53.625077 , Easting: 79625, Northing: 265439 Prominence: 70m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 479601 765458,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MwlrSE, 10 char: MwlrSESpr
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

This peak itself has no name on the Discovery map. However, a spot slightly to the west is named Tawnagradia on the OS 6 inch map. Breandán S. Mac Aodha suggests Tamhnach na gCreathaidí, 'green field of the small seed potatoes' as a possible interpretation (MNIMA, 147). If correct, this would be a graphic illustration of the desperate farming conditions here in the past, given the altitude, remote location and rugged terrain. Previously Derreennawinshin in MV.   Mweelrea SE Spur is the 584th highest place in Ireland. Mweelrea SE Spur is the second most southerly summit in the Mweelrea Mountains area.

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Outpost of Mweelrea with views and character. .. by group   (Show all for Mweelrea SE Spur)
 
Hard slog! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Mweelrea SE Spur)
 
Fine hill with well defined summit. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Mweelrea SE Spur)
 
narrow 'gullys'
by YoungJohn  9 Aug 2018
Be careful at the start of this mountain. Grass covers deep narrow 'gullys' or drains. Be sure of your footing. This is a hard slog of a mountain though we were blessed with a good day. Spectaculat views of killary harbour and conamara. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/474/comment/20006/
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