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Dunkerron Mountains Area   SW: Sneem Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 309.3mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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An Bheann Mhór Hill (Ir. An Bheann Mhór [TH], 'the big peak') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 309.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83,84 Grid Reference: V65537 64645
Place visited by 10 members. Recently by: simon4, simon3, Fergalh, daitho9, chalky, ciarraioch, mickosullivan, trekker, Conor74, three5four0
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Longitude: -9.950723, Latitude: 51.818433 , Easting: 65538, Northing: 64645 Prominence: 183m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 465517 564709,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnB309, 10 char: AnBhnMh309
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps. It is recorded as An Bheann Mhór in Toponomia Hiberniae by Breandán Ó Cíobháin.   An Bheann Mhór is the 1143th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>An Bheann Mhór</i>  in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Picture taken from Sneem to the NE.
 
Beautiful summit of great views but extremely difficult terrain.
Short Summary created by simon3  17 Sep 2021
Gorgeous to look at, An Bheann Mhór also is a superb viewpoint at the top with extensive views over Kenmare River, coast, islands, the Caha Mountains and then much of the southern Dunkerrons on Iveragh.

One place to start is from the west at the forestry entrance V63607 65227 A (Esknaloughoge Forest Trailhead) from where you can walk onto the ridge via mobile phone masts.

Although the linear distance is not very great the land along the ridge to the summit is extremely rough with large slabs of rock which are hidden until you reach them requiring detours followed by crossings of wet boggy land.

Allow 2.5 hours for a return trip. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/951/comment/5710/
 
Its more awkward than it looks. .. by three5four0   (Show all for An Bheann Mhór )
 
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