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Achill/Corraun Area   Achill Subarea
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Minaun Hill Achill Island Island An Mionnán A name in Irish
also Menawn an extra name in English
(Ir. An Mionnán [www.achillislandhotel.com], 'the pinnacle') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Quartzites, psammitic schists Bedrock

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Height: 466m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: F66140 01953
Place visited by 115 members. Recently by: march-fixer, magnumpig, rollingwave, cclair, finkey86, Damian120, melohara, hivisibility, Richtea, Fergalh, strangeweaver, ckilm, pearnett, PaulNolan, brenno
Island visited by 431 members.
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Longitude: -10.039609, Latitude: 53.949651 , Easting: 66140, Northing: 301953 Prominence: 411m,  Isolation: 3.9km
ITM: 466122 801963,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Minaun, 10 char: Minaun
Bedrock type: Quartzites, psammitic schists, (Dooega Head Formation)

The cliffs of Minaun are spectacular when viewed from Keel. They offer a popular launch site for hang-gliding. The summit is a magnificent viewpoint, giving a surprisingly broad view of all of Achill and much of West Mayo, considering its moderate height. For a walk to the TV mast on Minaun, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk K. The summit is a little further on. Sometimes spelt Menawn.   Minaun is the 673rd highest place in Ireland.

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Trivial climb, great views, excessive religion. .. by group   (Show all for Minaun)
 
Bring the family .. by paulocon   (Show all for Minaun)
 
Various commentators have remarked on the fine vi .. by simon3   (Show all for Minaun)
 
Drove up to the TV masts before making my way to .. by murphysw   (Show all for Minaun)
 
On the right sort of evening, there can be few gu .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Minaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Minaun in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Buzz R.I.P.
 
Toy story to Achill
by eamonoc  14 Aug 2013
12/8/2013 After climbing Tievereivagh earlier in the morning, decided to drive up to the masts on Minaun, from there it took 12 mins to reach the summit statue weather was fantastic. stunning views in all direction. Went a bit further past the summit and met Buzz Light year, see photograph Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/15067/
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