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Comeragh Mountains Area
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82 
Highest place:
Fauscoum, 792m
Maximum height for area: 792 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 626 metres,

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Fauscoum Mountain Fáschom A name in Irish
(Ir. Fáschom, 'empty hollow') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 792m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31689 10508
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Longitude: -7.536796, Latitude: 52.245869 , Easting: 231689, Northing: 110508 Prominence: 626m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631631 610561,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fscm, 10 char: Fauscoum
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Despite being the highest of the Comeraghs, this is a rather unremarkable summit above the spectacular valley of Coumshingaun. The circuit of Coumshingaun comprises the ascent and descent of two dramatic ridges. The cliffs at the back of the valley offer some of the finest rock-climbs in Ireland. The name Fáschom properly refers to the next coom immediately south of Coumshingaun. The name may refer either to its wild nature or to the fact that, unlike many of the cooms which cut into the Comeragh plateau, it has no lake. Knockaunapeebra / Cnocán an Phíopaire is the name of a a lower peak to the SW.   Fauscoum is the highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 48th highest in Ireland. Fauscoum is the highest point in county Waterford.

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The summit of Fauscoum, the highest mountain in t .. by simon3   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
Climbed Fauscoum as part of a circuit of Coumshin .. by Cormac_L   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
I did the Mahon Falls Circle at 16. June 2009. St .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Fauscoum in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Coumshingaun
 
Wide angle view of Coumshingaun
by murphysw  25 Aug 2014
Climbed Fauscoum from the Mahon Valley car park at the weekend, which was very busy, although once you start climbing above the falls, you're on your own. The climb up beside the falls, under Knockaunapeebra, is spectacular, although once you're up on the plateau it is quite monotonous...that is until you reach Coumshingaun, which is breathtaking. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/17648/
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I've been climbing the comeragh mountains for ove .. by silentbob   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
While not wishing to steal Denis Deasy's thunder .. by fergal   (Show all for Fauscoum)
 
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