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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knocknagnauv Mountain Cnoc na gCnámh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na gCnámh [OSI], 'hill of the bones') Tipperary/ Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 655.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S08107 08309 This summit has been logged as climbed by 193 members. Recently by: IainT, Kiwitrekker, Krumel, lw24, Martinpeak, brendevlin, William-J, eoghanm, t.jay, tommccarthy, robertodon, eoghancarton, Jamessheerin, PeakPaul, walker26
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Longitude: -7.882087, Latitude: 52.226958 , Easting: 208108, Northing: 108309 Prominence: 60.13m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 608055 608363,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc655, 10 char: Knckngnv
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Canon Power names the main hills of Lismore and Mocollop parish as Knockmaeldown, 2609 ft, and Knocknarea, 2149 ft (PND). This latter height translates to 655m, which shows that it is an alternative name for Knocknagnauv. Cnocán na Ré means 'little hill of the flat top'.   Knocknagnauv is the 185th highest summit in Ireland.

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The best view of Knockmealdown? .. by group   (Show all for Knocknagnauv)
 
This mountain has a number of bumps on it running .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknagnauv)
 
Knocknagnauv, hill of the bones, isn’t probably a .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknagnauv)
 
On the traverse Knocknagnauv is but a stepping st .. by mneary34   (Show all for Knocknagnauv)
 
Knocknagnauv as viewed from the track beside th .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknagnauv)
 
Geo on Knocknagnauv, 2009
by Geo  12 Jul 2009
After our brief stop on Knockmealdown, the journey east along the county boundary took a steep downhill to about 520metres before crossing the gap and uphill again to Knocknagauv's summit. We lunched on the Tipperary side of the boundary where we discovered a bit of a high point in the wall, and where we could get a little respite from the Southerly gale, and this sustained us enough to continue the journey to the top of K'gauv. Unfortunately, weather conditions were so bad I can't give a comentary, good or bad for this summit, but I'm sure it's quite nice if you could see the hand in front of your face! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/180/comment/3931/
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