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Balbane Hill Hill Cnoc an Bhaill Bháin A name in Irish
also Minreaghs Hill an extra name in English
Ir. Cnoc an Bhaill Bháin [OSNB‡], ‘hill of the white spot’ Donegal County in Ulster Province, in no lists, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 472m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G69553 82882
Place visited by 18 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Fergalh, madfrankie, Garmin, liz50, Geo, millsd1, sandman, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, Brambler, muschi, fsvanbuuren, hgboyle
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Longitude: -8.472897, Latitude: 54.693064 , Easting: 169553, Northing: 382882 Prominence: 27m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 569512 882874,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlbnHl, 10 char: BlbnHil
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

This peak is a southern outlier of Crocknapeast. The Irish form given here is inferred from An Ball Bán / Balbane in the Ordnance Survey Name Book.   Balbane Hill is the 649th highest place in Ireland.

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Balbane summit area - taken while on a circuit wh .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Balbane Hill (Cnoc an Bhaill Bháin))
 
A great wee mountain well worth a visit
by MichaelG55  9 Jul 2020
Climbed Balbane Hill today as part of a circular walk including Croaghacullin, Mulnanaff and Crocknapeast. Parked at G701 811 A where there is space for 2 cars. The views from the summit of Balbane Hill were fantastic, best of the day, from Errigal round to Cuilcagh and to Nephin Beg. A great wee hill with wonderful views. Punches above its weight. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/542/comment/20811/
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A great wee mountain well worth a visit
by MichaelG55  9 Jul 2020
Climbed Balbane Hill today as part of a circular walk including Croaghacullin, Mulnanaff and Crocknapeast. Parked at G701 811 A where there is space for 2 cars. The views from the summit of Balbane Hill were fantastic, best of the day, from Errigal round to Cuilcagh and to Nephin Beg. A great wee hill with wonderful views. Punches above its weight. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/542/comment/20811/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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