Blackstairs Mountains

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The Blackstairs Mountains (Irish: Na Staighrí Dubha) run roughly north/south along the border between County Carlow and County Wexford in Ireland. The highest peak is Mount Leinster with a total height of 2612 ft/ 796 metres.

Blackstairs Mountains
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Panorama of the Blackstairs Mountains
Highest point
Peak Mount Leinster (East of Borris)
Elevation 796 m (2,612 ft)
Coordinates 52°37′1.2″N 6°46′40.8″W / 52.617000°N 6.778000°W / 52.617000; -6.778000
Naming
Native name Na Staighrí Dubha
Geography
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
Counties Carlow and Wexford
Towns
Range coordinates 52°35′N 6°47′W / 52.59°N 6.78°W / 52.59; -6.78Coordinates: 52°35′N 6°47′W / 52.59°N 6.78°W / 52.59; -6.78
Highest Hills Height (m) Location
Mount Leinster 793 52°37′01″N 6°46′41″W / 52.617°N 6.778°W / 52.617; -6.778 (Mount Leinster)
Blackstairs Mountain 735
Black Rock Mountain 599 52°37′03″N 6°43′41″W / 52.6174°N 6.7281°W / 52.6174; -6.7281 (Black Rock Mountain)
Knockroe 540 52°35′33″N 6°47′31″W / 52.5924°N 6.7919°W / 52.5924; -6.7919 (Knockroe)
Slievebawn 520 52°38′20″N 6°48′35″W / 52.6389°N 6.8096°W / 52.6389; -6.8096 (Slievebawn)
Carrigroe 495 52°31′11″N 6°49′57″W / 52.5197°N 6.8324°W / 52.5197; -6.8324 (Carrigroe)
Carrigalachan 463 52°31′50″N 6°50′13″W / 52.5305°N 6.8370°W / 52.5305; -6.8370 (Carrigalachan)
Croaghaun 455 52°39′49″N 6°46′03″W / 52.6637°N 6.7676°W / 52.6637; -6.7676 (Croaghaun (Blackstairs Mountains))
Slievebaun 444 52°31′58″N 6°48′02″W / 52.5328°N 6.8005°W / 52.5328; -6.8005 (Slievebaun)

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