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Slieve Bloom Area   S: Arderin Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Garraunbaun Hill Laois County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 406m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S19556 95453
Place visited by 38 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, High-King, Jamessheerin, marcellawalking, twilawalking, omurchu, markmjcampion, delboyir, hivisibility, colmocnoc, newpark-cc, simoburn, melohara, eamonoc, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.708534, Latitude: 53.009827 , Easting: 219556, Northing: 195453 Prominence: 31m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 619560 695497,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grnbn, 10 char: Garaunbaun
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

Garraunbaun is the 915th highest place in Ireland. Garraunbaun is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Slieve Bloom area.

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Have climbed to and walked Garraunbaun (Beaugh) a .. by youngjohn   (Show all for Garraunbaun )
 
Nothing to see here... .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Garraunbaun )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Garraunbaun  in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Looking east from the slopes of the hill.
 
Looking the other way
by Colin Murphy  25 Nov 2021
The French writer Guy de Maupassant said that he had lunch in the Eiffel Tower frequently as it was the only place in Paris that he didn't have to look at the thing. I feel much the same about hills like Garraunbaun, which has very little to recommend it visually, but offers decent views when you're actually on it looking away. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/800/comment/23358/
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More Turf .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Garraunbaun )
 
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