Benwee Head 255m hill, North Mayo Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Benwee HeadHillAn Bhinn Bhuí A name in Irish (Ir. An Bhinn Bhuí [GÉ], 'the yellow cliff')MayoCounty in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Psammites with rare heavy mineral bands. Bedrock
Height:255mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22Grid Reference: F81565 44279 Place visited by 30 members. Recently by: Lauranna, justynagru, Fergalh, Damian120, EugeneHendrick, Peter Walker, ucampbell, simon3, gerrym, Cathal-Kelly, mountainmike, IainT, scapania, markmjcampion, Secret-Five I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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 1266th highest place in Ireland. An Bhinn Bhuí is the second most northerly summit in the North Mayo area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/996/