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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.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/553/
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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   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain)
 
Contender For Best Views In Ireland? .. by Aidy   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Loughsalt Mountain in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Lough Salt's NW view
 
simon3 on Loughsalt Mountain, 2009
by simon3  16 Sep 2009
After returning from this summit we were assured by our hosts that it was the finest view in Donegal something strongly suggested by "slemish" in his recent comment. From a somewhat similar viewpoint to his or hers but a better day I got this picture.

Isn't it amazing? From Muckish to the Derryveagh Slieve Snaght in one clear shot. Incidentally the summits of Inishowen such as the Urris Hills were also very visible.

On another note: Lough Salt's depth has been given as around 74m which just may make it the deepest in Ireland, however there are other contenders such as Lough Leane. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/553/comment/4106/
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Vikinghar first climb .. by vikinghar   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain)
 
Having holidayed in this part of Donegal for many .. by slemish   (Show all for Loughsalt Mountain)
 
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