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Knockaphuca Hill Cnoc an Phúca A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc an Phúca [PDT], 'hill of the pooka or sprite') Cork County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone and siltstone Bedrock

Height: 237m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 88 Grid Reference: V82370 30750
Place visited by 7 members. Recently by: eamonoc, chalky, garrettd, Conor74, sandman, sub3000, peterturner
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Longitude: -9.695334, Latitude: 51.517731 , Easting: 82370, Northing: 30750 Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 3.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 482345 530821,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckph, 10 char: Knckphc
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and siltstone, (Castlehaven Formation)

Knockaphuca is the 1309th highest place in Ireland.

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Keep off the grass!
by garrettd  12 Aug 2014
For a small mountain, the going can be decidedly tricky on the lower reaches.I started at V815307 E and made my way across the strips of rock outcrop to a narrow ravine that separates this ground from the mountain proper. In summer, the ravine has chest-high grass with pools of soft muck underneath and out of sight. The best approach is to keep on a bearing directly at the peak to pick up something of a land bridge across the ooze and follow the rock ribs up the side of the mountain, avoiding the deep grass where possible. Even allowing for the, at times hard going, a return trip should take no more than 1 hour. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1014/comment/17609/
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