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Caoinkeen Mountain An Caincín A name in Irish
(Ir. An Caincín [T6000], 'snub nose or turned-up nose') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 692m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W01040 64557 This summit has been logged as climbed by 83 members. Recently by: Dean, odonovansf, scapania, Eirepur, IainT, Lauranna, fmacm, ericjones, jimgraham, Peter Walker, David-Guenot, PeakPaul, CaptainVertigo, Flatout, Onzy
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Longitude: -9.436043, Latitude: 51.825053 , Easting: 101040, Northing: 64557 Prominence: 107m,   Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 501011 564620,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cnkn, 10 char: Caoinkeen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

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 124th highest in Ireland. Caoinkeen is the second highest point in county Cork.

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milo on Caoinkeen, 2004
by milo  18 Dec 2004
On a footnote to the naming sheet 85 is in a fair mess, with 2 Knockboys and Knocknamanagh 2 miles astray! The old sheet 24 has Caoinkeen and I think this is probably correct, the lake below it being Lough A-Caoinkeen, the Gaelic genitive. While on the subject of old names try fishing a red trout out of Lough Nambrackdearg nearby before the hyrdo power schemes get at it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/120/comment/1366/
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