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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 place has been logged as visited by 104 members. Recently by: marymac, Dbosonnet, ilenia, DeltaP, odonovansf, madeleineblue, davsheen, oldpragmatist, eugeneryan959, IainT, Wilderness, tommccarthy, CaptainVertigo, PeakPaul, t.jay
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Longitude: -9.725271, Latitude: 51.738842 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480849 555464,   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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slabbed rock to the south
 
South face
by Onzy  14 Mar 2015
Most approaches to Knockowen are from the Healy pass to the west or Cushnaficulla to the east. To the south however, there is a huge amount of slabbed rock on the final approach to the hill. As many of these slabs have slipped irregularly it can be hard to contour south of the mountain. There is however a grassy ledge below a long stretch of slabs at a height of c. 530m which allows good progress, Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/17879/
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Eagles as seen from the Cnoc Eoghain ridge .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Beara Walk October .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
October 2016 .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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