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Mangerton Area , Cen: Mangerton Subarea
Feature count in area: 28, all in Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, EW-KNP, EW-R
Highest Place: Mangerton 838.2m

Starting Places (30) in area Mangerton:
Cummeenboy Stream, Derrycunihy Church, Dunkerron Mid, Garries Bridge, Gowlane School Ruin, Hidden Valley Pet Farm, Inchimore West, Kenmare Bridge, Killarney Hiking Parking Lot, Knockanaskill N, Knocknsallagh Bridge, Loo River Junction, Looscaunagh Lough W, Lough Barfinnihy CP, Lough Guitane E, Lough Guitane SE, Lough Guitane W, Lynes Farm, Mangerton Walk N CP, Mangerton Walk Start, Molls Gap, Muckross Lake S, Old Rail Level Crossing, Poulacapple, River Roughty, Rossacroo na Loo Forest, Sahaleen Bridge, Shaking Rock W, Shronaboy Farm MTB, Torc Waterfall CP

Summits & other features in area Mangerton:
Cen: Dromderlough: Dromderalough 650m, Dromderalough NE Top 654m, Dromderalough NW Top 625m, Knockbrack 610m, Knockrower 554m, Shaking Rock 402m
Cen: Inchimore: Inchimore 256m
Cen: Mangerton: Glencappul Top 700m, Mangerton 838.2m, Mangerton North Top 782m, Stoompa 705m, Stoompa East Top 608m
NE: Crohane: Bennaunmore 454m, Carrigawaddra 425m, Crohane 650m, Crohane SW Top 477m
NW: Torc: Cromaglan Mountain 371m, Torc Mountain 534.8m, Torc Mountain West Top 479.4m
SE: Esknabrock: Esknabrock 406m
SW: Peakeens: Derrygarriff 492m, Derrygarriff West Top 382m, Foardal 409.8m, Knockanaguish 509m, Peakeen Mountain 554.7m, Peakeen Mountain Far NW Top 525.5m, Peakeen Mountain North-West Top 522.7m, Peakeen Mountain West Top 538.7m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mangerton North Top, 782m Mountain An Mhangarta (mullach thuaidh) A name in Irish,
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For origin of name, see Mangerton., Kerry County in Munster province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Mangerton North Top is the second highest mountain in the Mangerton area and the 57th highest in Ireland.
Grid Reference V98466 81869, OS 1:50k mapsheet 78
Place visited by: 364 members, recently by: taramatthews, orlaithfitz, maoris, Carolineswalsh, ToughSoles, conrad1179, Padraigin, DeirdreM, Moirabourke, mh400nt, Lucy.boland, Krzysztof_K, trampisob, Mario77, bagoff
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Longitude: -9.478462, Latitude: 51.980152, Easting: 98466, Northing: 81869, Prominence: 67m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 498438 581932
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)
Notes on name: This peak is on the ridge separating the Devil's Punchbowl from Lough Erhogh and the Horses Glen.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: MngrNr, 10 char: MngrtnNrth

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Gallery for Mangerton North Top (An Mhangarta (mullach thuaidh)) and surrounds
Summary for Mangerton North Top (An Mhangarta (mullach thuaidh)): Diversion from the punchbowl.
Summary created by scapania, jackill 2011-01-26 20:20:04
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Picture: Mangerton North and the Devil's punchbowl
From Killarney take the Kenmare road as far as Muckross and then take the first sharp left after Molly Darcy's pub. Drive uphill to a fork in the road with a sign for Mangerton. Take the road to the right and drive along this road until you see a rough track heading off to the left ( Mangerton Walk Start (V984 848)) just after a track on the right. There's plenty of parking here along the road or at the start of the track.

This track will take you to the Devil's punchbowl. The start of the walk presents you with a gradual climb as the track meanders either side of a largely dry riverbed. The Lakes of Killarney emerge spectacularly on your right as you gradually gain height. The track winds on upwards until you eventually reach the punchbowl. Walk to the back of the punchbowl and follow the ridge north to the summit, a grassy area with a small pile of stones.
Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/4816/
Member Comments for Mangerton North Top (An Mhangarta (mullach thuaidh))

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Picture: Scarp leading south.
simon3 on Mangerton North Top
by simon3 2 Jan 2009
Leading south from Mangerton North Top is this fine scarp with a small pond near the middle. On one side (west, right in the pic) is the "Devil's Punch Bowl" and on the other is Lough Erghogh.

Our picture caught the scarp on a fine frosty December day. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/3498/
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Picture: The Horses Glen
jackill on Mangerton North Top
by jackill 19 Aug 2006
During his visit to Kerry in 1809 the Welsh botanist Lewis Dillwyn wrote “The air was filled with the fragrance of wild flowers, and the eye wherever it turned beheld a region of delight, in which nature seemed to have unlocked all her treasures”
Sitting on the broad col between Mangerton and Stoompa on a hot July day I’m not sure the carpet of insect devouring Butterwort(Bog Violet) had quite the fragrance he had in mind but the Horses Glen certainly had the view.
The peaks of Mangerton North and Glenacappul tower overhead.
From the left are the corries Lough Erhogh and Lough Managh flowing down to Lough Garagarry. The rocks facing the viewer across the Glen are unusual in being volcanic in origin (you can see the rounded shape of the out-flow under Glenacappul ) surrounded by Green Sandstone and Purple Siltstone. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/2463/
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jackill on Mangerton North Top
by jackill 10 Sep 2004
Mangerton North Top is in the centre of the photo with Mangerton Mountain covered in cloud on the right. The tributaries of the Owengarriff river snake up the hillside to the Devils Punchbowl through the boulder fields of Ferta from the Old Kenmare Road. You can just make out Glenacappul top as the bump slightly down the left side of Mangerton North Top with The Paps and Crohane behind in the distance.The vantage point is on top of Torc Mountain. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/1177/
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Geo on Mangerton North Top
by Geo 9 Feb 2009
As earlier mentioned in comment on Mangerton, our intrepid band got to the outlet of the Devils Punchbowl after our ascent of Mangerton's great summit. Because we had been unable, or perhaps more accurately unwilling to commit to crossing the arete above in the icy, windy conditions we had the North satellite peak teasing and taunting us, unclimbed. Two of us decided to do a quick ascent directly up and easily did it in 25 minutes, and were glad of it, I now had the luxury of bagging two of the top 100 today, and going down to the bridle path in the snow was one of those euphoric and beautiful moments of life. A quick cuppa when we met the path at a large leaning stone, and then the less than nice finish down the icy track to the car park. All in all a terrific days walking. Many thanks to beckett and his walk guide, and to my 4 companions for a great day. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/3575/
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Picture: Mangerton North Top from Devil's Punch Bowl
eflanaga on Mangerton North Top
by eflanaga 18 Apr 2009
Took in Mangerton North Top (as first of 5 summits) in a circuit of Mangerton/Stoompa. Approached from track on northern edge of Devils Bowl that leads to the scarp between Mangerton's two tops. Picture taken from aforementioned track. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/56/comment/3723/
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