Mullaghmore, County Londonderry

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Mullaghmore
an Mullach Mór
Moneyneaney, Draperstown. "The Turf Road" - geograph.org.uk - 1052162.jpg
Highest point
Elevation550 m (1,800 ft)
Prominence235 m (771 ft)
ListingMarilyn
Geography
LocationCounty Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Parent rangeSperrin Mountains
OSI/OSNI gridC739008
Topo mapOSNI Discoverer Series 8 (1:50000)

Mullaghmore (from Irish an Mullach Mór, meaning 'the big summit')[1] is a mountain in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is part of the Sperrins and the 359th highest mountain in Ireland[2] The summit is dominated by a large telecommunication tower. The mountain is located 5 miles north of the village of Draperstown, and 6 mile south of Dungiven.[3] It is also locally known as, "The Birren" hence the road name passing over the mountain, "Birren Road"[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ "MountainViews". MountainViews website. Retrieved 2010-02-09.
  3. ^ Mullaghmore, Draperstown, Google Maps. "Mulaghmore". Google Maps. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  4. ^ "NiCarFinder Tour Of Ulster promotional page".

Coordinates: 54°52′N 6°50′W / 54.867°N 6.833°W / 54.867; -6.833