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 110 members. Recently by: Damian120, melohara, hivisibility, Richtea, Fergalh, strangeweaver, ckilm, pearnett, PaulNolan, brenno, DeltaP, IainT, Ulsterpooka, Barty1958, PollyM
Island visited by 418 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 670th highest place in Ireland.

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A Top For A Lazy Day .. by Aidy   (Show all for Minaun)
 
Fabulous scenery featuring one of Ireland's best .. by Damian120   (Show all for Minaun)
 
Viewing platform par excellence .. by paulocon   (Show all for Minaun)
 
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Picture: Looking down on Keel Beach
 
To cheat or not to cheat.
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
A nice hike could be made for this hill including what looks like a lovely cliff walk to the South of the summit but as we had already bagged a couple of peaks the same day we cheated and drove to the masts at the top as mentioned by simon3. From here it's a short walk of just over a kilometer to the statute at the summit. Great views over Keel beach. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/20170/
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