Slieve Bearnagh

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Slieve Bearnagh
Sliabh Bearnach
On Cove Mountain, view west. - geograph.org.uk - 103344.jpg
Slieve Bearnagh from the east
Highest point
Elevation 739 m (2,425 ft)
Prominence c. 292 m
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt
Coordinates 54°11′06″N 5°59′22″W / 54.18509°N 5.98949°W / 54.18509; -5.98949Coordinates: 54°11′06″N 5°59′22″W / 54.18509°N 5.98949°W / 54.18509; -5.98949
Naming
Translation gapped mountain (Irish)
Geography
Slieve Bearnagh is located in Northern Ireland
Slieve Bearnagh
Slieve Bearnagh
within Northern Ireland
Location County Down, Northern Ireland
Parent range Mourne Mountains
OSI/OSNI grid J313281
Topo map OSNI Outdoor Pursuits map Mourne Country

Slieve Bearnagh (from Irish Sliabh Bearnach, meaning 'gapped mountain')[1] is one of the Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland.[2] It has a height of 739 metres (2,425 ft).[3] Its summit is crowned by two groups of jagged tors with a gap between them, giving it a distinctive shape.[2] The Mourne Wall crosses the summit of Slieve Bearnagh east to west. Paths lead to the cols on either side of the mountain, namely Pollaphuca ("pool of the púca") to the west and Hare's Gap to the east. From the latter, one can also descend southwards to the head of the Ben Crom reservoir.

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