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Derroograne Hill Cork County, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 468m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V97326 57762
Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: Wilderness, Wildrover, markmjcampion, simoburn, Conor74, thomas_g, osullivanm, simon3, three5four0
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Longitude: -9.48788, Latitude: 51.763335 , Easting: 97326, Northing: 57762 Prominence: 93m,  Isolation: 2.7km
ITM: 497298 557827,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Drgrn, 10 char: Derograne
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Derroograne is the 665th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Derroograne in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Derroograne views on a misty day.
 
Good views reward a slog.
Short Summary created by simon3  27 Apr 2011
Look east in Glengarriff and you will see Derrograne and its southerly spur (Cobduff) on the skyline. One way of getting to it is from the Priests Leap col at around V 9853 6108 A or you could try off the Beara Way at around V553963 B (not tested)
The first mentioned route from the col is around 4k SW over useable ground though cut up in places by bikes or quads. You can choose whether or not to include the Priest's Leap summit en route.
Reaching the summit you will be rewarded with fine views over Bantry Bay including Whiddy Island and beyond. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/554/comment/5313/
 
In this view, the hill in question is seen from L .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Derroograne)
 
A first comment & visit on this MV hill .. by three5four0   (Show all for Derroograne)
 
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