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Knocknagantee Mountain Cnoc na gCainte A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na gCainte [TH], 'hill of the conversations') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 676m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V66798 72994 This summit has been logged as climbed by 91 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, jimgraham, millsd1, liz50, Geo, melohara, peter1, t.jay, mickeysla, jlk, newpark-cc, oldsoldier, Onzy, odonogc, Rob_Lee
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Longitude: -9.93573, Latitude: 51.893733 , Easting: 66798, Northing: 72994 Prominence: 101m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 466773 573057,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckng, 10 char: Knckngnt
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

The track to the summit makes Knocknagantee one of the more easily accessible peaks on the long, remote ridge between Ballaghbeama and Coomakista.   Knocknagantee is the 152nd highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/147/
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Hill of the Conversations .. by group   (Show all for Knocknagantee)
 
Knocknagantee can be reached as part of a circuit .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknagantee)
 
Knocknagantee - East Ridge (On the right) with Ke .. by eric   (Show all for Knocknagantee)
 
Great walking in the area with the great weather .. by peterkerry   (Show all for Knocknagantee)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknagantee in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Dramatic eastern cliffs over Eagles Lough.
 
Bedposts of the boggy bower.
by simon3  26 Apr 2011
Knocknagantee and Coomnacronia are two of the bedposts of the sagging mattress which is the upland bounded by them, Knockmoyle and Coomura to the north. A wild, remote spot made more difficult by a number of barbed wire fences.
One place to get a fine view of the cliffs of Knocknagantee is from the steep ground SW of Coomnacronia which is about 1km to the east, over Eagles Lough. Unusually the bigger cliffs of Knocknagantee, some 350m high, face east or south-east which you can see extending right from the top in the picture.
On the extreme right of the photo, Lough Coomanassig is just visible, though it is better seen in peterkerry's exciting picture. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/147/comment/6312/
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Access to Knocknagantee is slightly tricky - foll .. by csd   (Show all for Knocknagantee)
 
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