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

Height: 445m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J29879 23017
Place visited by 126 members. Recently by: BogRunner1, Colin Murphy, ceadeile, Fenton, Andy1287, abcd, Niamhq, dshields, arderincorbett, jlk, trostanite, shaygo, PPruz, bryanjbarry, Xiom5724
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Longitude: -6.013536, Latitude: 54.139786 , Easting: 329879, Northing: 323017 Prominence: 160m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 729795 823020,   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 748th highest place in Ireland.

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Walls prove an excellent navigation aid. .. by group   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
Similar to paulocon I headed up Slievenaglogh fro .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievenaglogh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: On a calm day the still waters of the reservoir reflect Slievenaglogh
 
wicklore on Slievenaglogh, 2009
by wicklore  18 Nov 2009
The Silent Valley Reservoir park is a great place to park to access Slievenaglogh. A path leads the 3 kms to the Ben Crom reservoirs also, giving access further into the heart of the Mournes. Similar to paulocon's, my photo shows the reservoir with Slievenaglogh to the left, and Doan prominent in the distance. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/635/comment/4274/
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Climbed from Silent Valley as part of a walk alon .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievenaglogh)
 
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