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Balix Hill Hill Tyrone County, in Carn List, Limestone Bedrock

Height: 403m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H47555 96193
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: scottwalker, Aidy, Ulsterpooka, sandman, Fergalh, chalky, Peter Walker, Garmin, dr_banuska, AntrimRambler, FilHil, gerrym, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, cerosti
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Longitude: -7.261161, Latitude: 54.811308 , Easting: 247555, Northing: 396193 Prominence: 188m,  Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 647493 896182,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlxHl, 10 char: Balix Hill
Bedrock type: Limestone, (Dungiven Formation)

Balix is a townland name but is derived from (Ir. Béalóga, 'narrow gap(s)' [inferred from HDGP].   Balix Hill is the 928th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/816/?PHPSESSID=j7gpa012er7e4ha02ngpdij200
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The skirting board of the Sperrins .. by group   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
Talking Ballix! One of the Sperrins outliers acce .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
A load of b....xs! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
Ballix summit area .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Balix Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Balix Hill in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View over the countryside to the southwest
 
Pleasant Views For Minimum Effort
by Aidy  18 Mar 2016
Started from H48539 95495 C, parking in front of an abandoned farm house. Crossing a gate beside the house, it was just a case of bearing almost directly northwest up a grassy field, then over rougher, heather covered ground, to the summit. An easy walk, with the only difficulty being getting over a few awkward fences. Not the most dramatic of tops, but pleasant enough views around the Sperrins, and further afield, particularly towards the Derryveagh Mountains on the horizon. Definitely worth the minimum effort required. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/816/comment/18461/
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