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Dartry Mountains Area   SE: Manorhamilton Hills Subarea
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Benbo Hill Beanna Bó A name in Irish
(Ir. Beanna Bó [OSI], 'horns of the cow') Leitrim County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Granoblastic quartzofeldspathic psammite Bedrock

Height: 415m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G85083 37726
Place visited by 43 members. Recently by: ceadeile, melohara, rollingwave, FrankMc1964, magnumpig, jsg2307, marymac, eamonoc, Wilderness, Sao, conormcbandon, NualaMc, Hilldweller, Ulsterpooka, frankmc04
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Longitude: -8.229826, Latitude: 54.288122 , Easting: 185083, Northing: 337726 Prominence: 214m,  Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 585035 837728,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Benbo, 10 char: Benbo
Bedrock type: Granoblastic quartzofeldspathic psammite, (Slishwood Division, Psammitic Paragneiss)

A battle which took place at the foot of this mountain is mentioned in the Annals of the Four Masters under the year 1585. Previously Benbo 1 in MV.   Benbo is the 876th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Benbo (<i>Beanna Bó</i>) in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
 
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by magnumpig  22 Jan 2020
Just found the photo on my phone this morning! I took this photo at 3am one Saturday morning last June, struggling home from a few bevvies in Manorhamilton.

Benbo dominates the view from my kitchen window and from my view is one of the more shapely north Leitrim mountains. Good views from the summit in all directions, particularly over the glens. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/761/comment/20745/
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