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Slievenaglogh Hill Sliabh na gCloch A name in Irish
Down County, in Carn List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 445m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J29879 23017
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Longitude: -6.013473, Latitude: 54.139812 , Easting: 329879, Northing: 323017 Prominence: 160m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 729799 823023,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv445, 10 char: Slvnglg445
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

This is the lower of two peaks in the Mourne Mountains called Slievenaglogh, the other being situated further north near Hare's Gap. This Slievenaglogh overlooks the Silent Valley Reservoir, constructed in the 1920s to supply water for Belfast. Before it was flooded, the Silent Valley was known as the 'Happy Valley'. Labourers from the Happy Valley constructed the Mourne Wall for the Belfast and District Water Commissioners to delimit the catchment area. It is 2-2.5m high and 1m thick, encloses 9,000 acres of land (3,600 hectares) and passes over the summit of many of Mourne's highest peaks.   Slievenaglogh is the 747th highest place in Ireland.

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Similar to paulocon I headed up Slievenaglogh fro .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
There's a small car park at the bottom of the Ban .. by csd   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
Climbed from Silent Valley as part of a walk alon .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
The Silent Valley Reservoir park is a great place .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
A nuisance to be encountered .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenaglogh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Doan, Ben Crom, and Slievenamagan
 
csd on Slievenaglogh, 2009
by csd  8 Feb 2009
Slievenaglogh's position ensures it commands some great views of the central Mournes. Here's Doan, Ben Crom, and Slievenamagan on a wintry February Sunday (08.02.2009). Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/635/comment/3571/
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