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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 196 members. Recently by: DaveMc, theredyin, IainT, ericjones, lw24, Martinpeak, brendevlin, William-J, eoghanm, t.jay, tommccarthy, robertodon, Kiwitrekker, eoghancarton, Jamessheerin
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknafallia in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Knocknafallia, 2003
by simon3  26 Mar 2003
Knocknafallia has a broad ridge around 500m in length stretching East-West along the top. This fine ruin of a cairn is on the East end of the ridge. It is somewhat hard to say exactly where the summit actually is. The picture shows the cairn and a smaller cairn in the distance. By my reckoning the summit is around 20m South of this smaller cairn. The mountain in the distance is Knockmealdown (794m) with a ridge extending to the right (North) towards Knockmoylan. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/158/comment/398/
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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)
 
Knocknafallia is a mountain without any definite .. by mneary34   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
From Knocknagauv we made our way to Knocknafallia .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
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