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Knocknadobar Mountain Cnoc na dTobar A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na dTobar [OSI], 'hill of the wells') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50648 84516 This summit has been logged as climbed by 117 members. Recently by: Eirepur, mountainmike, IainT, jimmyoconnor, aidand, gallybander, CaptainVertigo, anekk11, ericjones, peter1, PeakPaul, JohnAshton, melohara, fingalscave, bossyboots
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Longitude: -10.175101, Latitude: 51.993108 , Easting: 50648, Northing: 84516 Prominence: 565m,   Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 450630 584575,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknd, 10 char: Knckndbr
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Knocknadobar is a hill of pilgrimage. The stations of the cross were erected by Canon Brosnan in 1855. One of the wells referred to in the name is St. Fursey's Well, located at the foot of the mountain, near the start of the pilgrimage route to the summit. It is visited for a cure for eye complaints. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 137-39) for details of the mountain pilgrimage.   Knocknadobar is the highest mountain in the Iveragh NW area and the 128th highest in Ireland.

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Parked the car at Coonanna Harbour and walked the .. by dbloke   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Richard Mersey [The Hills of Cork & Kerry] like o .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknadobar in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Coonanna Harbour
 
Spectacular views to the west
by Colin Murphy  17 Feb 2014
The views to the west from the western spur of the mountain are quite spectacular. This one shows the pretty Coonanna Harbour. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/comment/15865/
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Climbed on a blustery and showery August day, asc .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
I parked on the road to Coonana harbour just afte .. by riverlaune   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Knocknadobar is a very nice lookout point on Iver .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
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