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Carrauntoohil 2016.JPG
Carrauntoohil's east face (l), an north-east face (r, in shadow), as seen frae the Hag's Glen.
Heichest pynt
Elevation1,038.6 metres (3,407 feet) [1][2][3]
Prominence1,038.6 m (3,407 ft) [1][2]
LeetinKintra heich pynt, Coonty top (Kerry), P600, Marilyn, Furth, Hewitt, Arderin, Simm, Vandeleur-Lynam
Coordinates51°59′58″N 9°44′34″W / 51.999445°N 9.742693°W / 51.999445; -9.742693Coordinates: 51°59′58″N 9°44′34″W / 51.999445°N 9.742693°W / 51.999445; -9.742693[1]
Native nameCorrán Tuathail
TranslationTuathal's sickle (ga)
Carrauntoohil is locatit in island of Ireland
Location in Ireland
LocationCoonty Kerry, Ireland
Parent rangeMacGillycuddy's Reeks
OSI/OSNI gridV803844
Topo mapOSI Discovery 78
Age o rockDevonian[1]
Muntain teepPurple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)[1]
Easiest routeDevil's Ladder (via Hag's Glen)

Carrauntoohil or Carrauntoohill (/ˌkærənˈtəl/ KARR-ən-TOO-əl; Erse: Corrán Tuathail [ˌkɔɾˠaːn̪ˠ ˈt̪ˠuːhəlʲ], meaning "Tuathal's sickle")[4][5] is the heichest moontain on the island o Ireland at 1,038.6 metres (3,407 ft). Locatit in Coonty Kerry, Carrauntoohil is the central peak o the MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Ireland's heichest moontain range.[6]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Carrauntoohil". MountainViews Online Database. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ireland's Top 10 Most Spectacular Peaks". Ordnance Survey Ireland. 20 March 2018. 1. Carrauntoohil Height: 1,038m
  3. "Carrauntoohil [Corran Tuathail]". HillBaggingUK Database of British and Irish Hills. Retrieved 4 January 2019. Height=1038.6m / 3407ft
  4. "Carrauntoohil". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 2010-01-28.
  5. Paul Tempan (February 2012). "Irish Hill and Mountain Names" (PDF).
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