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Central Dingle Area   W: Ballyduff Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slievenalecka Hill An Starraicín A name in Irish
(Ir. An Starraicín [OSI], 'the steeple') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 458.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q52775 06407
Place visited by 42 members. Recently by: learykid, mountainmike, chalky, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, gfmurphy101, thomas_g, liz50, millsd1, Geo, Bunsen7, PeakPaul, IainT, melohara, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -10.153601, Latitude: 52.190276 , Easting: 52775, Northing: 106408 Prominence: 71m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 452757 606462,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvnlc, 10 char: Slvnlck
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This peak earns its name with its pointed peak.   An Starraicín is the 703rd highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/599/
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Great viewpoint for lakes and wild plateau. .. by group   (Show all for Slievenalecka (An Starraicín))
 
Another Route .. by aidand   (Show all for Slievenalecka (An Starraicín))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenalecka (<i>An Starraicín</i>) in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: An Starraicín from Loch an Duin valley to the northeast
 
Arguably best appreciated from its northern side
by Bunsen7  18 Apr 2017
A distinctive peak noticeably spotted from the road towards the Conor Pass at the junction with Cloghane. By contrast, it looks very diminutive from the boggy plateau to the south.

You will see a track on the OS map that leads from the turn for Cloghane towards Loch an Duin.

Following the advice of aidand, I used this track initially before heading over trackless ground onto the northern ridge of Slievenalecka and upwards to the summit.

Word of warning, this hill drops precipitously from its north east, but to the north north west, the drop is less severe and you can ascend this way following the oddly placed fence.

A great place to see Loch an Duin, Loch Chom Callain and the folds in the east face of Slievanea. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/599/comment/18885/
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Who is this smiling man? .. by jackill   (Show all for Slievenalecka (An Starraicín))
 
A view from the lower northern slopes of Slievene .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Slievenalecka (An Starraicín))
 
On Sun 03 Nov did a nice circular route of peaks .. by reidyden   (Show all for Slievenalecka (An Starraicín))
 
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