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Slemish Hill Sliabh Mis A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Mis [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Mis') Antrim County, in Carn List, Dolerite & gabbro Bedrock

Height: 437.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D22161 05397
Place visited by 142 members. Recently by: TommyMc, mallymcd, Lauranna, eamonoc, FatPete, rollingwave, Cobhclimber, Parts999, marcellawalking, twilawalking, eejaymm, Wildcat, seamaspeineas, Xiom5724, LorraineG60
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Longitude: -6.097413, Latitude: 54.88134 , Easting: 322162, Northing: 405398 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 3.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 722083 905385,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slmsh, 10 char: Slemish
Bedrock type: Dolerite & gabbro, (Dolerite & gabbro)

Slemish is remarkable for its pudding-like shape, which makes it unmistakable from any angle. It is particulary prominent seen from the west near Ballymena. This shape is due to its origin as a volcanic plug. According to tradition, it was on Slemish that St. Patrick spent six bleak years as a slave herding sheep and swine. Patrick was captured in Britain at the age of 16 and sold as a slave to an Irish chief named Milchú.   Slemish is the 776th highest place in Ireland.

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Forged In Fire .. by Aidy   (Show all for Slemish)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slemish in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: Taken almost directly overhead Sliabh Mish
 
Aerial View of Sliabh Mish
by Kingdom  6 Jun 2013
I took this photo in August 2011 while passing over on a trip to and around the North Antrim coast and down the Bann Valley. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/667/comment/15010/
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Aerial view of Sliabh Mish in foreground with a v .. by Kingdom   (Show all for Slemish)
 
tea at the top .. by Parts999   (Show all for Slemish)
 
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