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Beenoskee

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Listing  Hewitt, Marilyn
Elevation  826 m
OSI/OSNI grid  Q580088
Prominence  491 m
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Translation  peak above the wind (Irish)
Location  Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland
Mountain range  Mountains of the Dingle Peninsula
Parent range  Mountains of the Dingle Peninsula
Similar  Caherconree, Baurtregaum, Broaghnabinnia, Mullaghanattin, Maolán Buí

Beenoskee or Benoskee (from Irish: Binn os Gaoith, meaning "peak above the wind") is an 826 m (2,710 ft) mountain on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland.

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Map of Beenoskee, Stradbally-Mountain, Co. Kerry, Ireland

GeographyEdit

The mountain is part of the Dingle Mountains, it is the highest of the "Central Dingle" group and the 28th highest in Ireland. It is within the Gaeltacht.

Beenoskee is the highest peak of the Central Dingle massif, which also includes the peaks of Stradbally Mountain (798m), Coumbaun (610m) and Beenatoor (592m). Between Beenoskee and Stradbally Mountain there is a small lake called Loch an Choimín (anglicised Lough Acummeen), which sits at a height of 816m.

References

Beenoskee Wikipedia


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