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Purple Mountain Area   Cen: Purple Mountain Subarea
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 78 
Highest place:
Purple Mountain, 832m
Maximum height for area: 832 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 597 metres,

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Tomies Mountain Mountain An Chathair A name in Irish
Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 735m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V89499 86766
Place visited by 412 members. Recently by: Chance, Montyt, InTheFade, upper, No1Grumbler, KarenNick, Mags-Collins, marcel, abcd, obanboy, chelman7, Maire-Ni, Stephenjryan, daitho9, nevgeoran
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Longitude: -9.610491, Latitude: 52.022398 , Easting: 89499, Northing: 86766 Prominence: 60m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 489473 586824,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TmsMnt, 10 char: TmsMntn
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Cathair ('stone fort') is the name of the highest point (735m) of Tomies Mountain, but not the name of the mountain as a whole (TH). References to Tomish or Toomish Mountain in The Ancient and Present State of the County of Kerry (1756) make it clear that this name applied to the whole of what is now called Purple Mountain. When the name Purple Mountain gained currency in the 19th century as the name applied to the massif in general and its highest top, the name Tomies Mountain was probably relegated in status, referring only to the subsidiary peak. Joyce gives the Irish name as Tuamaidhe and explains it in reference to the two sepulchral heaps of stones on the summit (PWJ, vol. I, p. 336).   Tomies Mountain is the 86th highest place in Ireland. Tomies Mountain is the second most northerly summit in the Purple Mountain area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tomies Mountain (<i>An Chathair</i>) in area Purple Mountain, Ireland
Picture: Killarney Co Kerry
 
Light on Tomies and Purple
by davsheen  10 Dec 2017
Tomies and Purple in the Light from Muckross Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/84/comment/19805/
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The fourth top of my circuit of the Gap. From Pur .. by paulocon   (Show all for Tomies Mountain (An Chathair))
 
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