Mackoght

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Mackoght
Mac Uchta
The summit of Mackoght, with Errigal behind - geograph.org.uk - 1052967.jpg
The peak of Mackoght (foreground) with Errigal behind
Highest point
Elevation 555 m (1,821 ft) [1]
Prominence 150 m (490 ft) [1]
Listing Marilyn
Coordinates 55°02′24″N 8°05′41″W / 55.03996°N 8.09460°W / 55.03996; -8.09460Coordinates: 55°02′24″N 8°05′41″W / 55.03996°N 8.09460°W / 55.03996; -8.09460
Naming
Translation son of the mountain-breast[1] (Irish)
Geography
Mackoght is located in Ireland
Mackoght
Mackoght
Ireland
Location County Donegal, Republic of Ireland
Parent range Derryveagh Mountains and the Seven Sisters
OSI/OSNI grid B940214
Topo map OSi Discovery 1

Mackoght or Macoght (from Irish: Mac Uchta, meaning "son of the mountain-breast"), also called Little Errigal or Wee Errigal (Irish: an Earagail Bheag), is a 555 metres (1,821 ft) tall mountain in County Donegal, Ireland.[1]

Geography[edit]

Summit cairn

The mountain is the second most southern and second lowest of the mountain chain called the Seven Sisters by locals. The Seven Sisters are Muckish, Crocknalaragagh, Aghla Beg, Ardloughnabrackbaddy, Aghla More, Mackoght and Errigal. The Seven Sisters are part of the Derryveagh Mountains. Mackoght is also the 351st tallest peak in Ireland.[1]

References[edit]

Media related to Mackoght at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ a b c d e MountainViews