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Upper lake and the Black Valley in the distance as seen from the top of Torc Mountain
|Elevation||535 m (1,755 ft) |
|Prominence||300 m (980 ft) |
|Parent range||East Kerry|
|Topo map||OSi Discovery 78|
Torc Mountain gets its name from the Irish word torc meaning boar, after an enchanted boar was killed there by the legendary hero, Fionn mac Cumhaill.
Torc Mountain is the 383rd highest summit in Ireland. It is easily climbed, with a walking trail marked for most of the climb.
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