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Barraboy Mountain Hill Cnoc Bharr Buí A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bharr Buí [OSI], 'hill of Barr Buí or yellow top') Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V93816 60843
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: Aongus, Ulsterpooka, Caithniadh, Wildrover, melohara, Wilderness, Jerpoint23, Dean, ciarraioch, markmjcampion, GSheehy, noelvontrap, slebog, Cobhclimber, thomas_g
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Longitude: -9.539642, Latitude: 51.790361 , Easting: 93816, Northing: 60843 Prominence: 95m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 493789 560907,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrbyMn, 10 char: BrbyMntn
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Barraboy Mountain is the 688th highest place in Ireland. Barraboy Mountain is the second most westerly summit in the Shehy/Knockboy area.

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Nicely perched above Glengarriff
Short Summary created by thomas_g  3 May 2013
Barraboy is best reached from the col between Esk and Barraboy which can be reached from the Beara way. It's also possible to access from the east but it's a long damp walk from Priests leap.
Views are very good south to the sea and North towards Barraduff. Knockboy is clearly visible to the East. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/579/comment/5338/
 
Fine views over the bay .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Barraboy Mountain)
 
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