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Trostan (Irish: Trostán, meaning 'pole/staff') is a mountain in County Antrim, Northern Ireland and at 551 metres (1,808 feet) is the highest point in the county. [1]

Trostan
Trostán
Trostan is located in Northern Ireland
Trostan
Trostan
Location in Ireland
Highest point
Elevation551 m (1,808 ft) [1]
Prominence515 m (1,690 ft) [1]
ListingCounty Top (Antrim), Marilyn
Coordinates55°03′N 6°10′W / 55.050°N 6.167°W / 55.050; -6.167Coordinates: 55°03′N 6°10′W / 55.050°N 6.167°W / 55.050; -6.167
Naming
English translationpole/staff
Language of nameIrish
Geography
LocationCounty Antrim, Northern Ireland
Parent rangeAntrim Hills
Topo mapOSi Discovery 9
Geology
Mountain typeOlivine basalt lava[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Trostan". MountainViews. Retrieved 2 June 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)