Minaun 466m hill, Achill/Corraun Achill Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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 413 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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Trivial climb, great views, excessive religion. .. by group   (Show all for Minaun)
 
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New Comment: Fabulous scenery featuring one of Ireland's best scenic views.
by Damian120  17 May 2019
It's often hard to encapsulate such breathtaking coastal scenery in the west of Ireland. Sometimes it is nice to do a relatively easy walk and be amply reward through a series of picture-postcard settings. What a view looking over towards Keel Strand, Keem Beach, Croaghaun and Slievemore Mountain. I had the binoculars and enjoyed unrivalled views of Slievemore Deserted Village at the foot of Slievemore Mountain. I did walk over to the statue of the Virgin Mary (Barr an Mhionnáin) as it's on an elevated path and presents better photo opportunities It takes about 10-minutes over the gravel trail. I will say, the particular view from the statue is astounding. This is the ideal trail for anybody of any age looking for that "WOW" factor without having to exert themselves too much. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/561/comment/20531/
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Drove up to the TV masts before making my way to .. by murphysw   (Show all for Minaun)
 
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