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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
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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 775th highest place in Ireland.

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Forged In Fire .. by Aidy   (Show all for Slemish)
 
Aerial View of Sliabh Mish .. by Kingdom   (Show all for Slemish)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slemish in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: Aerial view of Sliabh Mish with Lough Neagh in the far background
 
Aerial view of Sliabh Mish in foreground with a view back to Lough Neagh
by Kingdom  6 Jun 2013
I took this photo after passing Sliabh Mish on the way to the coast. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/667/comment/15011/
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