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Keenaght Area
Place count in area: 5, OSI/LPS Maps: 4, 7, 8 
Highest place:
Donald's Hill, 399m
Maximum height for area: 399 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 270 metres,

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Binevenagh Hill Binn Fhoibhne A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Fhoibhne [DUPN], 'peak of Foibhne') Derry County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 385m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 4 Grid Reference: C69200 30200
Place visited by 78 members. Recently by: BogRunner1, DavidHoy, dregishjake, dregish, Kilcoobin, LorraineG60, Kilcubbin, mallymcd, eamonoc, Teresa-ms, jlk, NickDown, eejaymm, Wildcat, MichaelG55
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Longitude: -6.916383, Latitude: 55.114206 , Easting: 269200, Northing: 430200 Prominence: 170m,  Isolation: 7.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 669134 930182,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnvngh, 10 char: Binevenagh
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

According to legend, Foibhne, son of Taircheltar, was slain here. Binevenagh is unmistakable with its impressive basalt cliffs, 1235 ft. high, and a lower series of broken crags resembling fangs. Since Foibhne is a rather shadowy figure of whom little is known beyond his association with Binevenagh, one might suspect that this character has been created specifically to explain the hill-name, and that something else underlies the second element. At present nothing very concrete can be proposed, but it is worth noting the similarity in pronunciation to the second element of Rinn Seimhne (Island Magee), Muirtheimhne, Eamhna, the genitive form of Eamhain (Mhacha) and Samhna, genitive of Samhain.   Binevenagh is the third highest hill in the Keenaght area and the 982nd highest in Ireland. Binevenagh is the most northerly summit in the Keenaght area.

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Cliffs, woodland, a lake on top and magnificent views
Short Summary created by pdtempan  6 May 2011
Binevenagh has an unmistakable profile, with its impressive line of basalt cliffs and a lower series of broken crags resembling fangs. There is a lake on the summit plateau. Binevenagh overlooks Magilligan Point, the NW tip of Co. Derry, and there are fine views of Lough Foyle and, beyond that, the hills of Inishowen in Co. Donegal. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/860/comment/5619/
 
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