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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 99 members. Recently by: madeleineblue, davsheen, oldpragmatist, eugeneryan959, IainT, Wilderness, tommccarthy, CaptainVertigo, PeakPaul, t.jay, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, joemountain, Eoin75
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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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Knockowen’s north-west face is very impressive. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Lough Namuinna is between Knockowen and Cushnafic .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View of Knockastumpa and Knockatee from the north side of the Healy Pass
 
pdtempan on Knockowen, 2009
by pdtempan  21 Feb 2009
On my second trip to Ireland in 1990 I walked from Adrigole to Kenmare in a day, following the ridge from the top of the Healy Pass to the Tunnels near Turners Rock. It's about time I went back! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/3598/
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South face .. by Onzy   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Eagles as seen from the Cnoc Eoghain ridge .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
October 2016 .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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