Mullaghmore, County Londonderry

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Mullaghmore
an Mullach Mór
Moneyneaney, Draperstown. "The Turf Road" - geograph.org.uk - 1052162.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Prominence 235 m (771 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Geography
Location County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Parent range Sperrin Mountains
OSI/OSNI grid C739008
Topo map OSNI 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