Minaun 466m hill, Achill/Corraun Achill Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 Carn List, Quartzites, psammitic schists Bedrock

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Height: 466m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: F66140 01953
Place visited by 109 members. Recently by: melohara, hivisibility, Richtea, Fergalh, strangeweaver, ckilm, pearnett, PaulNolan, brenno, DeltaP, IainT, Ulsterpooka, Barty1958, PollyM, Onzy
Island visited by 398 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 672nd highest place in Ireland.

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Toy story to Achill .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Minaun)
 
A Top For A Lazy Day .. by Aidy   (Show all for Minaun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Minaun in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
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Viewing platform par excellence
by paulocon  29 Aug 2013
Also worth mentioning the pretty stunning panoramic views which take in the whole Island. The picture shows the view over Keel Strand and out to Croghaun (with it's customary covering of cloud), Achill Head and Slievemore. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/15166/
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