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Knocknascollop NW Top Hill Cnoc na Scolb A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc na Scolb [PDT], 'hill of the scollops') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 244m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F80129 29787 This place has been logged as visited by 7 members. Recently by: Garmin, harry66, sandman, chalky, IncaHoots, Big-Foot, fir-na-laighin
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Longitude: -9.837718, Latitude: 54.203005 , Easting: 80129, Northing: 329787 Prominence: 231m,  Isolation: 7.8km
ITM: 480105 829791,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc244, 10 char: KncknsNWTp
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

This hill, which is the highest point on a ridge consisting of three peaks, is unnamed on OS maps. However, the name Knocknascollop is given for the SE peak on the Discovery map, and on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) the NW peak is marked Knock-na-Skalib (effectively the same name), showing that this name applies to the whole ridge. Scollops are looped sticks used to secure thatch on a roof. The name probably refers to the notched appearance of the ridge. Previously Carrowmore Hill in MV.   Knocknascollop NW Top is the 1284th highest place in Ireland.

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Decent views of Carrowmore Lake make this climb w .. by Big-Foot   (Show all for Knocknascollop NW Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknascollop NW Top in area North Mayo, Ireland
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by sandman  5 May 2015
As mentioned in the previous comment the NW Top is 5m higher than Knocknascollop which has a large cairn on top.Easy access to this top is via a rough farm tract at F8089730646 E with parking 40m further on towards the lake on the same side. Although this tract runs out it will bring you close to the summit at F8012929787 F . Underfoot conditions good with lake and ocean views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1006/comment/17973/
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