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Slieve Bloom Area   S: Arderin Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Barcam Hill An Barr Cam A name in Irish Offaly County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 484m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: N22793 00056
Place visited by 77 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, Bunsen7, abcd, Carolyn105, GoldCircle, pinchy, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Aidy, wallr, High-King, TommyMc, magnumpig, Jamessheerin, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -7.660866, Latitude: 53.050998 , Easting: 222793, Northing: 200056 Prominence: 49m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 622737 700092,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Barcam, 10 char: Barcam
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Barcam is the 615th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barcam (<i>An Barr Cam</i>) in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
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Blooming awful
by Colin Murphy  3 Sep 2021
Simple to reach, but the last 100m when you leave the faint track is a leg-wearying trudge through knee-high heather over uneven ground. Featureless summit and utterly drab. The nearest thing to a summit marker is a stick someone jammed into the turf. The Slieve Blooms aren't the most dramatic hills by any means, and Barcam is probably the most uninspiring. One for the baggers. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/504/comment/23257/
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