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South Cork Area
Place count in area: 7, OSI/LPS Maps: 80, 86, 87, 89 
Highest place:
Knockshanawee, 209m
Maximum height for area: 209 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 138 metres,

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Knockshanawee Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 209m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 86 Grid Reference: W45445 68859
Place visited by 11 members. Recently by: Juanita, Daingean, CaminoPat, PeakPaul, eamonoc, tommccarthy, Pepe, jackill, chalky, sandman, muschi
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Longitude: -8.792767, Latitude: 51.869813 , Easting: 145445, Northing: 68859 Prominence: 132m,  Isolation: 7.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 545406 568922,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc209, 10 char: Knckshnw
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Knockshanawee is the highest hill in the South Cork area and the 1247th highest in Ireland. Knockshanawee is the second most westerly summit in the South Cork area.

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A Straight Zigzag
by Pepe  6 Mar 2016
Did this and Garravagh on 4/3/16. Hard to find Knockshanawee but got lucky - took the turn for Coachford off the main Cork-Macroom road. Could see the hill up on my right. Drove around to the northern side and took single track road L6218. Boreen off this on RHS. Ignored boreen and kept driving past a house or two. Ignored farmgate on RHS. Parked about 150 yards short of a house on RHS, where there is an opening to a field. From here it's straight up for 10-15 minutes - it's a zigzag route though because of plenty of barbed wire, ditches and electric fencing to negotiate on private land, which lends a furtive air to the whole experience. Not really recommended, perhaps worth it just to see the trig sitting on top, and I mean on top, of a ditch separating two summit fields. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1280/comment/18453/
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Picture: Summit Area.
 
On a Cork Farm.
by sandman  6 May 2015
In an area where land is valuable the trig on this hill is located app 50m from the summit in the hedge growth.Access is slightly restricted as you have to cross private land. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1280/comment/17979/
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