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Inishowen Area , Cen: Slieve Snaght Subarea
Feature count in area: 27, by county: Donegal: 27, Derry: 1, of which 1 is in both Derry and Donegal, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Highest Place: Slieve Snaght 614.6m

Starting Places (43) in area Inishowen:
Adderville Upper, Barnes Bend, Bunacrick, Butlers Bridge, Carnaghan Presbyterian Church, Castruse Upper, Craignacoolagh, Craignamuck, Croaghglengad West, Crockavishane South, Diarmuid and Gráinne's Bed, Doherty's Dún, Dunree Bay Carpark, EEl Hole, Effishmore Upper, Evishbreedy Bridge, Five Fingers Strand, Gap of Mamore Grotto, Gap of Mamore Road, Gap of Mamore Viewpoint, Glack, Glasmullan, Golan Bridge Track, Goorey Hill, Grania's Gap, Gransha Árd, Green Hill, Leamacrossan Hill East, Lisfannon Beach, Lough Shivnagh, Lough Turk North, Magilligan Point View, Meenabroagh, Meenyollan River, Moor House, Mullagh, Pincher's Corner, Rashenny, Roosky Upper, Rowantree Hill, St Michael's Church, Stroove Beach, Tullagh Beach

Summits & other features in area Inishowen:
Cen: Slieve Snaght: Damph 420m, Slieve Main 514m, Slieve Snaght 614.6m
N: Malin: Croaghglengad 259m, Crockalough 282m, Soldiers hill 174m
NE: North East Inishowen: Crockavishane 322m, Crocknasmug 327.5m, Grinlieve 371m
NW: Urris: Binnion 250m, Bulbin 494m, Coolcross Hill 291m, Croaghcarragh 400m, Crockmain 460m, Dunaff Hill 230m, Mamore Hill 423m, Raghtin More 502m, Slievekeeragh 389m, Urris Hills 417m
S: Iskaheen: Crockglass 397m, Eskaheen Mountain 418m, Greenan Mountain 241m, Holywell Hill 260m, Inch Top 222m, Leamacrossan Hill 392m, Mouldy Hill 312m, Scalp Mountain 484m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Damph, 420m Hill An Damh A name in Irish,
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(Ir. An Damh [OSI], 'the stag' or 'the ox'), Donegal County in Ulster province, in Carn Lists, Damph is the 852nd highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference C43026 37042, OS 1:50k mapsheet 3
Place visited by: 58 members, recently by: ChrisC, eamonoc, trostanite, Lucky1, Kilcoobin, markmjcampion, ilenia, Superterence, fellrunner, pmeldrum, mountainmike, Lauranna, Aidy, Fergalh, marcellawalking
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Longitude: -7.325499, Latitude: 55.17866, Easting: 243026, Northing: 437042, Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 642964 937027
Bedrock type: Psammitic schist with pebbly grit beds, (Upper Crana Quartzite Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Damph, 10 char: Damph

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/733/
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Summary for Damph (An Damh): Easy access over wet ground with wild views.
Summary created by simon3 2013-09-16 11:50:53
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Picture: Damph viewed from the NE ridge of Slieve Main.
An obvious way up Damph is from the road between Buncrana to Glentogher. There are a number of places to start and one place is the unfenced area opposite a dam at around A (C4426 3722).
The Fullerton Pollan dam and reservoir was completed in 1997 however as of 2013 it is not shown on the 1:50,000 OSi map though is on higher zoom levels on the OSi MapGenie layer used by this website.
The walk to the top is over rough wet ground and should not take more than 70 mins there and back.
The summit has fine views over the reservoir and of the Slieve Main to Slieve Snaght ridge.
Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/733/comment/5492/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Damph (<em>An Damh</em>)
Picture: Damph in the middle ground
gerrym on Damph
by gerrym 11 Oct 2008
Started at approx. B (C444 373) at a small quarry which provides a couple of parking spaces. Climb up back of quarry, clattering over loose rock and parallel a rough track, cross a delightful little burn with waterfall with foxgloves and bumble bees and head over grass towards Damph . The bulk of S Snaght draws attention to the right with its very different top of heather and stone. A farmer was herding sheep near the top with the aid of sheepdog and more modern quad. Cross a fence and some wetter ground, as rise firmer ground and another fence brings the non descript top.

Views open up along Lough Swilly, Buncrana and of course Slieve Main and Slieve Snaght to the NW (with Raghtin More visible in thier col). To the E a low line of hills stretched down towards Derry, with Lough Foyle and the start of the Sperrins just visible.

An easy 40 minutes of walking but of course it would be a crime to stop here when such other delights beckon. S Snaght and S Main are both within easy reach and on a good day the views are built up layer by layer as height is gained. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/733/comment/3373/
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Picture: A pair of slieves west of Damph
Rising Damp
by madfrankie 2 May 2011
Driving on the minor road to the east of these hills, we were perplexed to see a lake to our east (the right) that did not feature on the map - you can see this body of water in gerrym's photo. Fear not, it does exist - I assume this is the Pollan Dam?
From the roadside quarry it's a pleasant stroll up grassy hillside to the featureless top of Damph. The view west is dominated by the Slieve Snacht and Slieve Main, seperated from Damph by a secluded valley. Damph is an ideal starting point for a round of these central-Inishowen hills. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/733/comment/6325/
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