Lettermore 117m hill, South Connemara Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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South Connemara Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 
Highest place:
Shannavara, 358m
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres,

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Lettermore Hill Leitir Móir A name in Irish
Leitir (or leitreach) - hillside; Mór - great, big. Galway County, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Monzogranite, small megacrysts Bedrock

Reachable "On Foot " Y
Height: 117m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L89125 28564
Place visited by 20 members. Recently by: Caithniadh, markmjcampion, TommyV, DavidWalsh, DeltaP, Jamessheerin, juliewoods, paddyhillsbagger, eamonoc, Stiofan, deirdrenig, bryanmccabe, conormcbandon, chalky, fieldoptic
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Longitude: -9.663613, Latitude: 53.296002 , Easting: 89125, Northing: 228564 Prominence: 117m,  Isolation: 9.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 489099 728591,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ltrmr, 10 char: Lettermore
Bedrock type: Monzogranite, small megacrysts, (Callowfinish Granite)

http://www.logainm.ie/1373044.aspx   Leitir Móir is the 1490th highest place in Ireland. Leitir Móir is the most southerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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Great Afternoon.
by sandman  25 Aug 2014
Parking at L8923329065 A will allow you open hill access to the summit L8912528564 B.As mentioned in the previous comment fantastic views.Having great weather and as this was the first time for me in this area spent the rest of the afternoon walking Lettermore and Gorumna islands. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/17644/
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The only trig Pillar with a seat !
by Fergalh  25 Aug 2014
Drive onto Lettermore island, then at Lettermore village take first right. Park at space just before cottage at L89143 29114 C. Then proceed up hill to see a stunning vista. And this has the only trig pillar with a seat on all four sides ! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/17624/
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Trig-bench
by fieldoptic  5 May 2015
As mentioned before Lettermore Hill has a pretty well fitted out trig pillar. A very pleasant quick walk to the top is worth it if you're in the area. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1372/comment/17976/
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