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Achill/Corraun Area   Achill Subarea
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,   Summits in area: 16,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghaun, 688m
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Krinnuck Hill Cruinneog A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruinneog [Siúlóidí Acla*], 'little round one') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Banded psammitic and pelitic schists. Bedrock

Height: 214m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22,30 Grid Reference: F68102 07914 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: frankmc04, Oileanach, David-Guenot, Garmin, chalky, garrettd, Tran, millsd1, eamonoc, turfymccloud, moggy40t, moggy40, paulocon, liz50, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -10.012369, Latitude: 54.003674 , Easting: 68102, Northing: 307914 Prominence: 159m,   Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 468081 807923,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Krnck, 10 char: Krinnuck
Bedrock type: Banded psammitic and pelitic schists., (Ridge Point Psammitic Formation)

This hill is unnamed on OS maps but is mentioned in the Co. Mayo Development Plan as Doogort Hill. However, a local bi-lingual walking guide names as Cruinneoc (which has here been standardised to Cruinneog), a wonderfully descriptive name for this little round hill. The round shape is very evident from the pattern of concentric oval-shaped contours on the map. The anglicised form Krinnuck is found on William Bald's map of Mayo (1830). This is a good example of how easily local names can be lost and are sometimes unknown even to local authorities in whose area they are located. For a walk around the base of Krinnuck, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk F.   Krinnuck is the 1363th highest summit in Ireland. Krinnuck is the second most northerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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Picture: Ghostly figure on Slievemore summit
 
Easier than Slievemore
by garrettd  28 Jul 2014
Straightforward ascent from the Doogort road SW of the summit, initially across damp bog that improves as the gradient steepens. The cairn is placed at the 211m spot height though the map indicates that the true summit of 214m is in the southern portion of the summit plateau. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1032/comment/17560/
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