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Knockboy North Top Mountain For origin of name, see Knockboy. Cork/ Kerry County, in no lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 649m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W00296 62586 This place has been logged as visited by 71 members. Recently by: DeltaP, msammon, shaygo, Dean, PeakPaul, Eirepur, IainT, melohara, scapania, David-Guenot, Garmin, CaptainVertigo, thebigyin, ckilm, Flatout
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Longitude: -9.446263, Latitude: 51.807213 , Easting: 100296, Northing: 62586 Prominence: 14m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 500267 562650,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KnckNr, 10 char: KnckbyNrth
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Located about 600m N of Knockboy.  

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockboy North Top in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: North Top in shadow, from Knockboy
 
A short sortie if you are on Knockboy
Short Summary created by jackill, simon3,  8 Apr 2013
Park at V98530 61072 A , a gravel area next to a commemorative stone for "The Priests Leap" room for 2 cars. There are options for parking also before and after this. Cross the first of many sheepwire fences and make your way to the shores of Lough Boy, here pick up another fence to the north of the lake and follow it to the summit trig and small cairn of Knockboy, drop north of Knockboy to reach the North top. Views of the Shehys to the east, the 'Reeks to the north and the Cahas to the west. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/198/comment/4958/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockboy North Top in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
simon3 on Knockboy North Top, 2003
by simon3  26 Apr 2003
This is a minor northern spur from Knockboy, not really meriting being considered an independent top. This photo is taken from Lough Nambrackdarrig. The highest hill on the skyline is Knockboy, with the North Top being beneath it to the right. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/198/comment/445/
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