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|Carraig na Sliogán|
Looking at summit from the glen of the Carrawaystick River
|Elevation||794 m (2,605 ft)|
|Prominence||49 m (161 ft)|
|Listing||Hewitt, Arderin, Simm, Vandeleur-Lynam|
|English translation||rock of the shells or flat stones|
|Language of name||Irish|
|Parent range||Wicklow Mountains|
|Topo map||OSi Discovery 56|
|Mountain type||Aphyric granodiorite Bedrock|
Corrigasleggaun (Irish: Carraig na Sliogán, meaning Rock of the shells) at 794 metres (2,605 ft), is the 35th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 45th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Corrigasleggaun is situated in the southwestern sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and is part of the large massif of Lugnaquilla 925 metres (3,035 ft), Wicklow's highest mountain. Corrigasleggaun lies at the head of the glen of the easterly flowing Carrawaystick River, which includes the scenic corrie lake of Kelly's Lough near its summit, and Carrawaystick Mountain at its base. Corrigasleggaun also lies alongside Lugnaquilla's South Prison, from which the River Ow flows south to the Aghavannagh Bridge.
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