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Arderin

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OSI/OSNI grid  S232989
Elevation  527 m
Province  Leinster
Parent range  Slieve Bloom Mountains
Topo map  OSi Discovery 54
Prominence  420 m
Mountain range  Slieve Bloom Mountains
Listing  Marilyn
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Translation  Ireland's Height (Irish)
Similar  Mushera, Mount Leinster, Seefin, Wolftrap Mountain, Prince William's Seat

Arderin (Irish: Ard √Čireann, meaning "Ireland's Height") is a mountain on the border between counties Laois and Offaly in Ireland. With a height of 527 metres (1,729 ft) it is the highest point in the Slieve Bloom Mountains and the 399th highest summit in Ireland. Uniquely it is the highest point in County Laois and County Offaly.

Map of Arderin, Glenamoon, Co. Laois, Ireland

An Arderin is also a descriptive word for a specific category of Irish mountains in the series of lists maintained by Mountainviews.ie; those over 500m with a prominence of at least 30m. This list, along with other complementary ones, has been published in book form by Collins Press. Mountainviews.ie classifies a mountain as being above 500m, but also maintains a number of lists of hills below this threshold.

References

Arderin Wikipedia


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