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Purple Mountain Area
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 78 
Highest place:
Purple Mountain, 832m
Maximum height for area: 832 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 597 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Shehy Mountain Mountain Seiche A name in Irish
(Ir. Seiche [TH], ‘a hide or skin’) Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 762m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V90178 85706
Place visited by 192 members. Recently by: sharonburns, jamesmforrest, markwallace, Seamus-hills, hugh_oc, FrankMc1964, Lauranna, PaulNolan, ilenia, strangeweaver, davsheen, AJB1971, Hadleigh, marchiggins, bryanmccabe
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Longitude: -9.600264, Latitude: 52.01301 , Easting: 90178, Northing: 85706 Prominence: 47m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 490152 585764,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ShhyMn, 10 char: ShhyMntn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Previously Shehy Mor in MV. This name, found on the OSI 1:25,000 map of the Reeks (1991), was the personal creation of J. C. Coleman ('The Mountains of Killarney', p. 30).   Shehy Mountain is the second highest mountain in the Purple Mountain area and the 67th highest in Ireland. Shehy Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Purple Mountain area.

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An easy diversion from the Tomies-Purple Mtn ridg .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Number three of the four mountains in the purple .. by Geo   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Not much to add to what is one here already, a ve .. by paulocon   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
This is a short gentle walk from Tomies South/Pur .. by mart   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
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skyehigh on Shehy Mountain, 2005
by skyehigh  21 Aug 2005
The short diversion to Shehy Mor from the Purple-Tomies ridge is well worth while in good conditions, in order to enjoy a closer view of Lough Leane and the mountains to the east. The broad ridge out to Shehy Mountain looks enticing too. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/1900/
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After Purple, a simple ascent .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
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