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Ben Crom
Binn Chrom
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Ben Crom mountain
Highest point
Elevation 526 m (1,726 ft)
Prominence 81 m (266 ft)
Listing Myrddyn Dewey
English translation curved/stooped peak
Language of name Irish
Location of Ben Crom within Northern Ireland
Location of Ben Crom within Northern Ireland
Ben Crom
Location in Northern Ireland
Location County Down, Northern Ireland
Parent range Mournes
OSI/OSNI grid 26000 J31300 26000
Topo map OSNI Discoverer 29

Ben Crom (from Irish: Binn Chrom, meaning "curved/stooped peak") is a 526 metres (1,726 ft) mountain in the Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is situated beside Ben Crom Reservoir, which is upstream from Silent Valley Reservoir. The mountain is composed of granite. An exposed area on the south west of the mountain shows where the Eocene aplitic granite meets the laccolith top of the older Mesozoic granite ring dike. The summit of the mountain features granite crags which are crossed by basic and feldspar porphyry dikes. The mountain is used for sheep grazing and hill walking.

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