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Dingle West Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Mount Eagle, 516m
Maximum height for area: 516 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 461 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghmore Hill Great Blasket Island Island An Cró Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cró Mór [OSI], 'the big sheep-pen') Kerry County, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

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Height: 292m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: V24619 95806
Place visited by 55 members. Recently by: TommyV, Osku, Lauranna, An_madra_aosta, markmjcampion, TNaughton, JohnAshton, gongers, liz50, Wildcat, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, MichaelE, trekker, ahendroff
Island visited by 63 members.
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Longitude: -10.559429, Latitude: 52.086867 , Easting: 24619, Northing: 95806 Prominence: 292m,  Isolation: 4.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 424609 595863,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crg293, 10 char: Croaghmore
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

This name has been misleadingly anglicised as if it contained the element cruach, 'stack'. It actually contains cró, 'sheep-pen', and it seems that the name has been transferred from a pen to the hill on which it was situated.   An Cró Mór is the 1174th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/963/
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The best view in Ireland? .. by group   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Cró Mór in area Dingle West, Ireland
Picture: The Western tip of the island from the summit
 
New Comment: A harsh place with a harsh past
by TommyV  12 Jun 2019
The Great Blasket Island was abandoned in the 1950's but in recent times some of the families have done up some of the cottages on the island and there is a couple who are now running a cafe and hostel (without electricity). We had to get a dingy out to the main boat which then crossed the choppy Blasket Sound before getting on the dingy again to get dropped on the island. The Eastern side of the island contains the old village with the cottage ruins and also the beach which I believe contains the largest seal colony in Ireland. Exploring this part of the island and taking in the free historical tour is what most visitors will do. For the more fool hardy it's possible to explore the baron Western side of the island taking in Croaghmore. A great day out.....if the weather permits. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/963/comment/20550/
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An Cro Mor weighs in at less than 300m, but this .. by gerrym   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
High point on a dramatic island. .. by simon3   (Show all for An Cró Mór)
 
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