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Place count in area: 59, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29
Highest place: Slieve Donard, 850m Maximum height for area: 850 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 822 metres,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Ott MountainMountainUcht A name in Irish (Ir. Ucht [PNNI], 'mountain-breast')DownCounty, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock
Height:526.8mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J28364 26957 Place visited by 204 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, Xiom5724, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, guestuser, LorraineG, David-Guenot, mgtrose, rleahy, MichaelG55, DelStewart, gmpr40, AnthonyN, Aidy I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak overlooks the top of the mountain road between Fofanny Dam and Attical. Ucht literally means 'breast', and applied to landscape it can translated as 'mountain-breast' or 'flank'. It is frequently found with mám, 'pass', e.g. Ucht Máma in Co. Clare or Mám Uchta in Co. Galway. It is possible in the name in question that ucht applies to the flank of mountain crossed by the road (or an earlier track) at its highest point. The top of Ott Mountain is only half a mile from this section of the road.
Ott Mountain is the 480th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/461/?PHPSESSID=tf5sgpted7qoq3b41ckre4tbo6