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Benwee Head Hill An Bhinn Bhuí A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bhinn Bhuí [GÉ], 'the yellow cliff') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands. Bedrock

Height: 255m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F81565 44279
Place visited by 29 members. Recently by: justynagru, Fergalh, Damian120, EugeneHendrick, Peter Walker, ucampbell, simon3, gerrym, Cathal-Kelly, mountainmike, IainT, scapania, markmjcampion, Secret-Five, Garmin
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Longitude: -9.821454, Latitude: 54.333462 , Easting: 81565, Northing: 344279 Prominence: 230m,  Isolation: 4.3km
ITM: 481541 844280,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnwHd, 10 char: Benwe Head
Bedrock type: Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands., (Benmore Formation)

The environs of Benwee Head, with its cliffs, arches, stacks and islands, offers some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in Ireland, with which perhaps only SW Donegal and Co. Clare can compete. To appreciate them fully, you need to see them from the sea. Benwee Head is in the townland of Kilgalligan, which has been studied in detail in The Living Landscape: Kilgalligan, Erris, Co. Mayo by Seamas O Cathain & Patrick O'Flanagan.   An Bhinn Bhuí is the 1265th highest place in Ireland. An Bhinn Bhuí is the second most northerly summit in the North Mayo area.

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Benwee head and "eire" head .. by Kirwanjt   (Show all for An Bhinn Bhuí)
 
Benwee Head Loop. .. by sandman   (Show all for An Bhinn Bhuí)
 
A spectacular landscape .. by Damian120   (Show all for An Bhinn Bhuí)
 
Benwee Loop walk towards Portacloy.
by ucampbell  14 Aug 2018
The Loop walks here are well signposted, it's a great idea to go out onto each headland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/996/comment/20020/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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