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Benburb Peak (Peak 6305 (Montrose-Filer))  British Columbia   #6798
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / The Tahumming Range

Height: 1919 m -> 6296 feet
Prominence?: 194 m  
Line Parent?: GB92 (4.1 km away, at bearing 19 degrees)
Greater Parent: Arabella Peak (10.0 km away)

Location:   50.65556,-124.14694     50:39:20, -124:08:49   10U 418926 5612150 (86 km NE of Lund). NTS Mapsheet: 092.K.09   AreaCode: FM04/GB54
First Ascent: Friday August 09, 1991 Paul Adam, John Clarke
This summit is the principal peak south of Mt. Argyll on the Filer-Montrose divide. It has massive slabby faces on all sides but the west and northeast, where ridges join it to adjacent peaks. The south face drops 1500m to Montrose Creek.

Name Notes: Named for the battle of Benburb 1646 in the Irish Confederate wars, in the time of Sir Walter Raleigh and in particular Argyll and Montrose. The Covenanters were a radical presbyterian movement. The battle of Benburb was between the forces of Confederate Ireland and the Covenanters. The battle ended the Scottish hopes of conquering Ireland.

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