Wicklow Mountains

▪ mountains, Ireland
 extensive mountain range in County Wicklow, Ireland, forming part of the Leinster Chain. The mountain area comprises a vast anticline (upwarp of rock strata), with granite exposed at the centre, and also slates and sandstones. Igneous intrusions form the Little Sugar Loaf (1,123 ft [342 m]) and the Great Sugar Loaf (1,654 ft [504 m]). The main summits of the range rise over 2,000 ft and consist of smoothly rounded granite hills, but the highest, Lugnaquillia (3,039 ft [926 m]), is capped with hard mica-schist rocks. There are many fine valleys in the range, including Glenmacnass, Glendasan, Glendalough, Glencree, and those of the Avonmore, Avoca, Aughrim, and Liffey rivers.

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  • Wicklow Mountains —   [ wɪkləʊ maʊntɪnz], Bergland im Osten der Republik Irland, bis 926 m über dem Meeresspiegel; aufgebaut vorwiegend aus paläozoischen Gesteinen (kaledonisch gefaltet), zentrales Granitmassiv; während der letzten Eiszeit glazial überformt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wicklow Mountains — Coordinates: 53°04′52″N 6°23′24″W / 53.08111°N 6.39°W / 53.08111; 6.39 …   Wikipedia

  • Wicklow Mountains — p1p5 Wicklow Mountains Sléibhte Chill Mhantáin Wicklow Mountains Höchster Gipfel Lugnaquilla ( …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wicklow Mountains — Beliggenden i østirland cirka en times kørsel fra Dublin. I 1700 tallet var Wicklow Mountains et populært tilflugtssted for modstandere af den engelske krone …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Wicklow Mountains — Sp Viklou kalna Ap Wicklow Mountains angliškai L Airijoje …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Wicklow Mountains — /wɪkloʊ ˈmaʊntənz/ (say wikloh mowntuhnz) plural noun a low mountain range in the eastern Republic of Ireland, in Wicklow County. Highest point, 926 m. Irish, Cill Mhantáin. Also, the Wicklows …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wicklow Mountains — geographical name mountains Ireland along E coast; highest point Lugnaquilla 3039 feet (926 meters) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wicklow Mountains National Park — Sp Viklou kalnų nacionãlinis párkas Ap Wicklow Mountains National Park angliškai L Airijoje …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Mountain peaks of the Wicklow Mountains — 1 Lugnaquilla 2 Mullaghcleevaun …   Wikipedia

  • Wicklow — ist der Name folgender Orte in Irland: der Grafschaft Wicklow, siehe County Wicklow der Stadt Wicklow, siehe Wicklow (Irland) sowie der Wicklow Mountains Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung z …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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