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Twelve Bens Area   Cen: Polladirk Subarea
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Maumonght SW Top Hill Binn Bhreac A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Bhreac [TR], 'speckled peak') Galway County in Connacht Province, in no lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 454m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L74424 53405
Place visited by 68 members. Recently by: ShayGlynn, Maire-Ni, GSheehy, abcd, Ulsterpooka, Aciddrinker, fieldoptic, Haulie, paulbrown, Fergalh, chalky, pgrondier, ckilm, dodser, Cathal-Kelly
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Longitude: -9.893854, Latitude: 53.515804 , Easting: 74424, Northing: 253405 Prominence: 29m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 474401 753427,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MmngSW, 10 char: MmnghtSWTp
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Binn Bhreac is the 722nd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumonght SW Top (<i>Binn Bhreac</i>) in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Grassy bump marks summit
 
Simple ascent from SW
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  24 Jun 2014
Usually done in conjunction with other tops such as Maumonght itself. Driving towards Clifden along the N59, go 2km past the Benlettery Hostel and take the minor road on the right. Continue along this for approx 3km, passing forestry on right where you will find parking space. Head NE across gentle slope for 2km, ascent becoming a little steeper only near the summit, which is unmarked and only identified by a slightly raised grassy bump. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/608/comment/5367/
 
From Cregg Hill .. by markwallace   (Show all for Maumonght SW Top (Binn Bhreac))
 
Binn Bhreac is probably the sort of peak that you .. by simon3   (Show all for Maumonght SW Top (Binn Bhreac))
 
Start for Owenglin circuit .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Maumonght SW Top (Binn Bhreac))
 
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