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Caher West Top Mountain Cathair (mullach thiar) A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Caher. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 973.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V78990 84004
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Longitude: -9.762521, Latitude: 51.995414 , Easting: 78991, Northing: 84005 Prominence: 24.05m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 478967 584064,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChrWst, 10 char: ChrWstTp
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Caher has three distinct tops, though only two have sufficient prominence to be listed here.   Caher West Top is the 5th highest place in Ireland.

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scannerman on Caher West Top, 2009
by scannerman  26 Sep 2009
The climb to cahers west top via coomloughra glen is fairly easy until the final 200 meters or so where it gets nicely steep and the mountain demands a little effort but then your there and the rest is easy caher and even carrauntoohil after.
The views into the glen are wonderful, carrauntoohil and beenkeragh sweeping sharply downwards and their airy ridge inbetween Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/5/comment/4141/
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