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Loughsalt Mountain 469m,
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Donegal NW Area   Loughsalt Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

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Loughsalt Mountain Hill Cnoc an Liatháin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Liatháin [MacNeill*], 'hill of the little grey one') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 469m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C13321 26482
Place visited by 70 members. Recently by: jackill, dregish, Q35on, paulbrown, Fergalh, mcrtchly, magicstep, Peter Walker, IndyMan, BigFly, kmoore, MichaelE, jimbloomer, happymourneview, Aidy
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Longitude: -7.792195, Latitude: 55.08545 , Easting: 213321, Northing: 426482 Prominence: 364m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 613267 926465,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LghsMn, 10 char: LghsltMntn
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 143-44) for details of the festive assembly on Ganiamore.   Loughsalt Mountain is the 659th highest place in Ireland.

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Short walk and great views. .. by group   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain)
 
A popular attraction for quite a long time
by ceadeile  10 Dec 2019
Thomas Wright (1711 – 1786) the noted English astronomer, mathematician, instrument maker, architect and garden designer was the first to describe the shape of the Milky Way and to speculate that faint nebulae were distant galaxies. He visited Ireland in 1746 and travelled to Donegal where he "din'd upon ye mountains of Lock Salt in full view of Aragle and Muckish" Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/553/comment/20693/
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