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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,

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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 186 members. Recently by: Lauranna, PaulNolan, ilenia, strangeweaver, davsheen, AJB1971, Hadleigh, marchiggins, bryanmccabe, wjnunan, IainT, sandilandsn, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, conormcbandon
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Longitude: -9.600264, Latitude: 52.013019 , Easting: 90178, Northing: 85706 Prominence: 47m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 490152 585765,   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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Fabulous views .. by group   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Two of us did a walk up Shehy on the 15 Nov 08. W .. by pkenneally   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Red deer and rhododendrons .. by peter1   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Twice as many people have logged Purple and Tomie .. by dbloke   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
Tough Descent .. by droginexile   (Show all for Shehy Mountain)
 
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skyehigh on Shehy Mountain, 2005
by skyehigh  21 Aug 2005
The eastern panorama from Shehy Mor, including Lough Leane and Torc Mountain (low, centre) and the high mountain chain from the Mangerton massif (right) to the Paps in the distance. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/68/comment/1901/
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