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CaoinkeenMountainAn Caincín A name in Irish (Ir. An Caincín [T6000], 'snub nose or turned-up nose')Cork/ KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:692mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85Grid Reference: W01040 64557 Place visited by 88 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, oakesave, DeltaP, msammon, shaygo, Dean, odonovansf, scapania, Eirepur, IainT, Lauranna, fmacm, ericjones, jimgraham, Peter Walker I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name refers to the ridge running north from Knockboy which is abruptly truncated in a cliff. Previously Akinkeen in MV.
Caoinkeen is the second highest mountain in the Shehy/Knockboy area and the 123rd highest in Ireland. Caoinkeen is the second highest point in county Cork. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/120/?PHPSESSID=l9fgbm4ga740i44cflcovkqcg7