Bencorr

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Bencorr
Binn Chorr
Twelve pins.JPG
Bencorr from across Lough Inagh.
Highest point
Elevation 711 m (2,333 ft) [1]
Prominence 304 m (997 ft) [1]
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt
Coordinates 53°30′N 9°48′W / 53.500°N 9.800°W / 53.500; -9.800Coordinates: 53°30′N 9°48′W / 53.500°N 9.800°W / 53.500; -9.800
Geography
Bencorr is located in Ireland
Bencorr
Bencorr
Ireland
Location Galway, Ireland
Parent range Twelve Bens
OSI/OSNI grid L811522
Topo map OSi Discovery 37

Bencorr (Irish: Binn Chorr, meaning "Pointed Peak") is a mountain in Galway, Ireland.

Geography[edit]

With a height of 711 metres (2,333 ft) it is the second highest mountain in the Twelve Bens after Benbaun and the 101st highest summit in Ireland. It is the second highest mountain in Galway. Writer and cartographer Tim Robinson gave this mountain the alternative name of Binn an Choire Mhóir or peak of the big corrie.

Conservation[edit]

The mountain, along with Twelve Bens range, is part of the Connemara National Park.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bencorr, Ireland". www.peakbagger.com. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 

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