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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 94 members. Recently by: Wilderness, tommccarthy, CaptainVertigo, PeakPaul, t.jay, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, joemountain, Eoin75, ckilm, peter1, liz50, JohnAshton, Wildrover
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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)
 
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)
 
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