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 403 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 671st highest place in Ireland.

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A Top For A Lazy Day .. by Aidy   (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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/20170/
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