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Donegal NW Area   Glendowan Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Farscallop Hill Fáir Scoilb A name in Irish
Ir. Fáir Scoilb [OSNB], 'hill of the scollops' (for thatching) Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 420.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: B99385 17084
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Longitude: -8.010382, Latitude: 55.001219 , Easting: 199386, Northing: 417085 Prominence: 175.57m,  Isolation: 2.5km
ITM: 599335 917070,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Frsclp, 10 char: Farscallop
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

This peak overlooks the head of Glenveagh. The name Farscallop is probably related to that of Crockscolabagh (Ir. An Cnoc Scolbach, 'jagged hill'), its lower neighbour to the NE.   Farscallop is the 838th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Farscallop in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Farscallop
 
Long broad wet ridges with good wilderness views.
Short Summary created by simon3  1 Oct 2012
Farscallop is a summit that lines the SE and upper side of Derryveagh Valley.
It can be reached from the rear entrance of the Glenveagh National Park at around B9710 1582 A. Walk up the boggy slope. After around 1km you will gain slightly better ground and great views such as that towards the summits on the north west side of the Derryveagh Valley. A round trip doing this should take around 2 hours.
It could also be reached from the NE end of Lough Beagh though this will be considerably longer.
The summit has views also towards the wild and remote land of the Glenveagh National Park to the east such as Leahanmore.
There's little trace now however, before extreme evictions in the early 1860s, apparently some 44 families lived around the Derryveagh Valley.
Track 2145 provides a route with a variation to return via the main valley along a very decayed old track. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/726/comment/5485/
 
Gas meters, famines and hot sauce .. by jackill   (Show all for Farscallop)
 
Winter Views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Farscallop)
 
Climbed from R254 (back entrance to Glenveagh Par .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Farscallop)
 
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