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Central Dingle Area   W: Ballyduff Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78, EW-DC, EW-DE, EW-DW 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Beenbo Hill Gob an Iolair A name in Irish (Ir. Gob an Iolair [OSI], 'beak of the eagle') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 476.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q54541 07456
Place visited by 58 members. Recently by: maoris, chelman7, Oscar-mckinney, Jai-mckinney, Carolyn105, Moses, John.geary, mh400nt, JohnAshton, jackos, Fergalh, peter1, marcel, mountainmike, Ulsterpooka
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Longitude: -10.12825, Latitude: 52.200166 , Easting: 54541, Northing: 107457 Prominence: 48.13m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 454523 607511,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Beenbo, 10 char: Beenbo
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Since Beenbo is clearly a separate name (probably from Ir. Binn Bó, 'peak of the cow'), it seems likely that it is the true name of the summit, while Gob an Iolair applies originally to the sharp point just N of the summit.   Gob an Iolair is the 644th highest place in Ireland.

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Northern summit of a wild Dingle plateau. .. by group   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
See Slievenagower for previous section of walk I .. by three5four0   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
Potential Access Issue .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
Great views of Glennahoo Valley .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenbo (<i>Gob an Iolair</i>) in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Beenbo (left) & Beenatoor (right) from the south
 
Overlooks a fabulous Glen to the east
by Bunsen7  21 Apr 2022
Just a picture taken from the south east (point 383) which shows Beenbo as the left top of Glenahoo valley. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/535/comment/23490/
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Glaciated valley to east .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
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