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Knockowen Mountain Cnoc Eoghain A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Eoghain [OSI], 'hill of Eoghan') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 658m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V80870 55393 This summit has been logged as climbed by 97 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, eugeneryan959, IainT, Wilderness, tommccarthy, CaptainVertigo, PeakPaul, t.jay, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, joemountain, Eoin75, ckilm, peter1
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Longitude: -9.725312, Latitude: 51.738796 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480846 555459,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckwn, 10 char: Knockowen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This is the highest peak in the Cahas between the Healy Pass and the Tunnels Road. Knockowen is also the name of a townland in the parish of Tuosist.   Knockowen is the second highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 180th highest in Ireland.

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Lough Namuinna is between Knockowen and Cushnafic .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
On my second trip to Ireland in 1990 I walked fro .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
 
Eagles as seen from the Cnoc Eoghain ridge
by ciarraioch  28 Apr 2013
On the ridge between Knockowen and the Healy Pass, on the 27th April 2013, we saw three eagles circling and catching the updraft. The photo shows two of the three with Kenmare Bay (Sneem) and the mountains of Iveragh in the background. This was our third sighting in the last two years, the previous being on Bruach na Binne and on the way down from Coomura at the back of Lough Cloon. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/14979/
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