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Knocknalee Hill Cnocán na Lao A name in Irish
also Cnoc Ogúil an extra name in Irish
Cnocán - hillock; Lao - calf'. Cnocán na Lao' could be 'The Calves
Hillock'. Given as 'Cnoc Ogúil' on OSI maps
Galway County, in Binnion List, Monzogranite, mafic, megacrystic Bedrock

Height: 291m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: M11845 36983 This place has been logged as visited by 12 members. Recently by: Jamessheerin, ColinCallanan, sandman, paddyhillsbagger, bryanmccabe, eamonoc, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, dorchadha, chalky, fieldoptic, peter1
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Longitude: -9.325323, Latitude: 53.375891 , Easting: 111845, Northing: 236983 Prominence: 128m,  Isolation: 7.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 511814 737008,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc291, 10 char: Knocknalee
Bedrock type: Monzogranite, mafic, megacrystic, (Porphyritic-Megacrystic Granite)

http://www.logainm.ie/ga/1398230; http://www.teanglann.ie/ga/fgb/lao   Cnocán na Lao is the 1175th highest place in Ireland. Cnocán na Lao is the second most easterly summit in the South Connemara area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnocán na Lao in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: The trig point and Lough Corrib
 
Quick hill from Oughterard.
by fieldoptic  5 May 2015
Boggy bare hill, no great challenge, 3.5km over Luggakeeraun from where I parked at last entrance to Coilte plantation at M091 379 A. Has rewarding view over Lough Corrib and beyond to plains of East Galway to NE/E, Maamturks, Maam Valley and Ben Gorm beyond to NW, a glimpse of the mouth of Kilkieran Bay to SW and Clare and Aran to S. Trig point is atop remnants of possible cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1155/comment/17937/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnocán na Lao in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Folow the Fence
Fencing a way to the Top
by eamonoc  12 Apr 2017
11/2/2016, Started at M091379 A at forest entrance, weather was very foggy with limited visibility. Walked on forest track for about 200mts, then crossed fence and keeping the forest on my right made my way over very rough wet ground to a tiny Lochan at M09879 36874 B, at the southern tip of the Lough, a newly constructed wire fence can be followed over wet and boggy ground all the way to the summit at M 11845 36983 C, a distance of approx 2km. Just to advise on the other side of the fence, SW a very large Windfarm is under construstion at present. Total distance from car to car 5.3km Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1155/comment/18432/
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