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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 place has been logged as visited by 198 members. Recently by: DeltaP, odonovansf, Dean, ilenia, Lauranna, IainT, Kiwitrekker, Krumel, lw24, Martinpeak, brendevlin, William-J, eoghanm, t.jay, tommccarthy
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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 179th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknagnauv in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From just below the summit looking to Knockmealdown
 
The best view of Knockmealdown?
Short Summary created by jackill,  22 Aug 2012
Park on the roadside at S112 083 A on the Mellary to Newcastle road just after you cross the border to Tipperary and past an abandoned farmhouse on the right. There is room here for 5-6 cars.
You will notice there are two tracks running side by side uphill , take the right hand one and follow it uphill and west.
After 0.75 kms follow this track left and around the side of Knockmeal for about 1km.
The track turns left again and slightly downhill to the col with Knocknafallia you will see a rough wall, which I recommend walking to the east side of, skirting Knocknafallia and heading gently uphill towards Knocknagnauv. Follow this wall and though it disappears into the bog on some small sections eventually it becomes quite clear and the stonework appears. It will lead you all the way to the summit which is just a little further on after the wall turns at a sharp right angle . Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/180/comment/4940/
 
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)
 
After our brief stop on Knockmealdown, the journe .. by Geo   (Show all for Knocknagnauv)
 
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