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Knockavoe Hill Tyrone County, in Local/Historical/Cultural List

Height: 296m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 12 Grid Reference: H37295 97591 This place has been logged as visited by 10 members. Recently by: dr_banuska, Glanman2, Harry Goodman, BigFly, AntrimRambler, Ulsterpooka, Garmin, sandman, Peter Walker, Aidy
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Longitude: -7.420545, Latitude: 54.824731 , Easting: 237295, Northing: 397591 Prominence: 60m,  Isolation: 4.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 637236 897580,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckv, 10 char: Knockavoe


Site of a Battle in 1522 between the O'Neills and the O'Donnells   Knockavoe is the 1164th highest place in Ireland. Knockavoe is the second most westerly summit in the Sperrin Mountains area.

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Short walk to the trig pillar .. by group   (Show all for Knockavoe)
 
How not to approach .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Knockavoe)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockavoe in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking east to the Sperrins.
 
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by Aidy  4 Oct 2015
I went to the top of this hill on the same day as several others, as from the Evish Road on its southern slopes, it is only 500 metres or so to the top across easy ground. There is a trig pillar at the top with a hole in the side where the flush bracket has been removed, and the top bracket has probably been removed too. In its place a metal cross has been cemented into position. Views from the top are expansive. Immediately below on the west, you have a birds eye view down over Strabane. North there are views along the Foyle and the rolling countryside on its banks. South and east are the rest of the Sperrins. Well worth the visit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1498/comment/18347/
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