Connemara

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Connemara

(kŏnəmär`ə), wild, mountainous region, Co. Galway, W Republic of Ireland, lying between the Atlantic Ocean and Loughs Corrib and Mask. Many mountains, lakes, streams, and glens help make it a well-known vacation area. Most of the villages are found along the coast; Clifden is the chief town. The peat bogs of S Connemara are major fuel sources. Particularly famous is the hardy breed of ponies peculiar to the region.

Connemara

a barren coastal region of W Republic of Ireland, in Co. Galway: consists of quartzite mountains, peat bogs, and many lakes; noted for its breed of pony originating from the hilly regions
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Fabric studies of the Galway Granite, Connemara, Ireland. Geological Magazine.
Trace element variation in the leocogranites within the main Galway Granite, Connemara, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 52, pp.
Plagioclase-rich microgranular inclusions from the late-Caledonian Galway Granite, Connemara, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, 64 (1), pp.
Zircon U-Pb ages from the Galway Granite and the Dalradian, Connemara, Ireland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 5, pp.
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