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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 26, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, 44, 45
Highest place: Binn idir an dá Log, 702m Maximum height for area: 702 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 644 metres,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
BúcánMountain(Ir. Búcán [TR], 'spur')GalwayCounty, in Arderin List, Red mudrock, pale sandstone, minor tuffs Bedrock
Height:550mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L85232 60721 Place visited by 122 members. Recently by: magnumpig, FrankMc1964, Osku, david bourke, eamonoc, millsd1, livelife2thefull, Geo, Haulie, Fergalh, ilenia, ckilm, ColinCallanan, Lauranna, Peter Walker I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The element búc seems to be related to the dialect word buc, meaning 'point, summit' found in Southern France in mountain names, e.g. Buc Pointu. Walks: for a walk taking in Búcán and Binn Bhán (Maumturkmore), see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 92-97.
Búcán is the 418th highest place in Ireland. Búcán is the most northerly summit and also the most westerly in the Maamturks area. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/358/?PHPSESSID=gqlt463ck2qhrs8ogtja2inpp5