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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knocknafallia Mountain Cnoc na Faille A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Faille [LL], (?)'hill of the cliff') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 666.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S09418 07495 This summit has been logged as climbed by 195 members. Recently by: theredyin, IainT, ericjones, lw24, Martinpeak, brendevlin, William-J, eoghanm, t.jay, tommccarthy, robertodon, Kiwitrekker, eoghancarton, Jamessheerin, PeakPaul
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.862922, Latitude: 52.219628 , Easting: 209419, Northing: 107496 Prominence: 153m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 609366 607550,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc667, 10 char: Kncknfl
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

‘Faill’ can be a cliff, but the map indicates no cliff nearby. It can also mean ‘negligence, omission.'   Knocknafallia is the third highest mountain in the Knockmealdown Mountains area and the 167th highest in Ireland.

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Oh summit where art thou? .. by group   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
Knocknafallia has a broad ridge around 500m in le .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
Knocknafallia was the site for a proposed wind fa .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
Coming from Knockmeal, the col between the two mo .. by csd   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknafallia in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knocknafallia
mneary34 on Knocknafallia, 2005
by mneary34  11 Aug 2005
Knocknafallia is a mountain without any definite summit. There is a cairn marked on OS Discovery Series 74 but this is quite clearly not the high point. The attached photo shows the gradient to be tackled between Knockmeal and Knocknafallia. The photo was taken from the northern approach to Knockmeal. See Knocknagnauv for a continuation of the traverse. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/158/comment/1874/
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From Knocknagauv we made our way to Knocknafallia .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
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