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Hungry Hill Mountain Cnoc Daod A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Daod [OSI] or Daod [T6000], 'hill of the tooth/set of
teeth'))
Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 685m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V76088 49726 This place has been logged as visited by 283 members. Recently by: jasonmc, Daingean, Deise-Man, PaulNolan, Westcountrygirl, ilenia, marymac, Martinpeak, Krumel, tsheehy, msammon, Juanita, odonovansf, johncromie, timmyc
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Longitude: -9.792407, Latitude: 51.68698 , Easting: 76088, Northing: 49726 Prominence: 400m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 476071 549807,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HngrHl, 10 char: Hungry Hil
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Hungry Hill is the title of a novel by Daphne du Maurier based on the story of the family of her friend, Christopher Puxley, whose family acquired Dunboy Castle and its lands after the defeat of Donal Cam O'Sullivan Beare. The copper mines located on the hill in the novel are in reality further west near Allihies. The second element of the Irish name, Cnoc Daod, has long been regarded as obscure, but it is probably simply a dialectal variant of déad meaning ‘tooth’, ‘jaw’ or ‘set of teeth’. A family living at the foot of the hill are known locally as the Bun Daods.   Hungry Hill is the highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 135th highest in Ireland. Hungry Hill is the second most southerly summit in the Caha Mountains area. Hungry Hill is the third highest point in county Cork.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Hungry Hill in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
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New Comment: Cahas West Cork
by davsheen  11 Aug 2017
View of Hungry Hill and the Cahas from the summit of Bere Island Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/19673/
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