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The Central Pennines Area   Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells Subarea
Place count in area: 74,  
Highest place: Whernside, 736m
Maximum height for area: 736 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 427 metres,

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Pen-y-ghent Mountain , in British over 600m, British Marilyn Lists

Height: 694m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 98 Grid Reference: SD83854 73382
Place visited by 16 members. Recently by: Niamhq, bryanjbarry, oakesave, skyehigh, IainT, aifric_n04, Fergalh, peter1, PeakPaul, hivisibility, srr45, MichaelE, chalky, markmjcampion, jimbloomer
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Longitude: -2.248739, Latitude: 54.15601 , Easting: 383854, Northing: 473382 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 2.1km ,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Pnyghn, 10 char: Penyghent
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B2783/
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Another wonderful Yorkshire Hill .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Pen-y-ghent )
 
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Unusual name
by Fergalh  15 Mar 2021
The highest mountain of the famous Yorkshire three peaks (Whernside & Ingleborough are the other two peaks) has a name derived from the extinct Cambriac language. It is said that this language which is very similar to Welsh and was spoken in the Cumbrian area was the native language of Britain before the Angle and Saxons arrived. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/b2783/comment/22612/
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