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Dunkerron Mountains Area   Cen: Mullaghanattin Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 682.1mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 674.3mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 309.3mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mullaghanattin Mountain Mullach an Aitinn A name in Irish (Ir. Mullach an Aitinn [OSI], 'summit of the gorse') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 773m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V73872 77276
Place visited by 260 members. Recently by: Barrington1978, Djouce, Kirsty, Sienna, Beti13, Carolyn105, amgall, SeanPurcell, mrfleetfoot, Jimmy600leavey, tryfan, nolo, mh400nt, Haulie, nicolakirl
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Longitude: -9.834595, Latitude: 51.933814 , Easting: 73872, Northing: 77276 Prominence: 528m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 473845 577335,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghnt, 10 char: Mlghntn
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Dubbed the Matterhorn of Kerry by Richard Mersey, Mullaghanattin stands proud above Ballaghbeama (Ir. Bealach Béime, 'way/pass of the notch'. Together with its neighbour Beann and their satellites, it forms a horseshoe ridge that confines a narrow glen known as the Pocket.   Mullaghanattin is the third highest mountain in the Dunkerron Mountains area and the 60th highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/58/
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Djouce on Mullaghanattin August 2022
by Djouce  21 Aug 2022
We considered the ascent from Ballaghbeama Gap too steep to be safe. So, we started from about V766776 starA where there is a small parking place. We headed up the slope. The ground was very rough particularly at the start - lots of holes and tussocks - then onto East Top and the summit. This took about 90 minutes. Afterwards we continued along the ridge to Beann and descended over rough ground towards Tooreennahone (close to point A in the short summary). We met a farmer who was happy to give us permission to cross his land Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/58/comment/23625/
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