Cnoc Mordáin 354m hill, South Connemara Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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South Connemara Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 
Highest place:
Shannavara, 358m
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres,

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Cnoc Mordáin Hill (Ir. Cnoc Mordáin [logainm.ie], 'hill of Mordán') Galway County, in Binnion List, Megacrystic pink/grey monzogranite Bedrock

Height: 354m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L86408 37770
Place visited by 41 members. Recently by: tphase, markwallace, Fergalh, conormcbandon, Margaret_P, mpowell, TommyV, fieldoptic, trevorf, ColinCallanan, juliewoods, eamonoc, frankmc04, Stiofan, deirdrenig
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Longitude: -9.707642, Latitude: 53.378105 , Easting: 86408, Northing: 237770 Prominence: 329m,  Isolation: 6.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 486382 737795,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CncMrd, 10 char: CncMrdán
Bedrock type: Megacrystic pink/grey monzogranite, (Errisbeg Townland Granite)

Mordán is a wizard connected in folklore with this hill [TR]. The name is very suggestive of the Welsh Merddyn (Merlin). Walks: for a route around Binn Bhuí, S of Cnoc Mordáin, see Walking in Connemara, 3.2. For a walk along the ridge (named Derryrush to Kilkieran, rather than Cnoc Mordáin), see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 28-29.   Cnoc Mordáin is the second highest hill in the South Connemara area and the 1046th highest in Ireland.

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South Connemara packs a punch. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Cnoc Mordáin)
 
The summit area is a great vantage point for view .. by simon3   (Show all for Cnoc Mordáin)
 
The view south and east from the steep side of th .. by simon3   (Show all for Cnoc Mordáin)
 
Arguably Cnoc Mordáin is the best of the south Co .. by simon3   (Show all for Cnoc Mordáin)
 
Long Connemara Summer Evening .. by fieldoptic   (Show all for Cnoc Mordáin)
 
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by mdoc1969  17 Mar 2015
You can park at the end of the track [at L84388 35022 E] if you'd like, as long as you close the gate [at L85935 35052 F], behind you. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/897/comment/17882/
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