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Knocklomena Mountain Cnoc an Mheannáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Mheannáin [TH], 'hill of the kid (goat)') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79750 76568 This place has been logged as visited by 77 members. Recently by: jasonmc, peter1, eamonoc, Wildrover, IainT, melohara, jacek22m, hawkeye.john62, jimgraham, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, frankmc04, Krumel, hivisibility, oldsoldier
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Longitude: -9.748858, Latitude: 51.928765 , Easting: 79750, Northing: 76568 Prominence: 406m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 479727 576628,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncklm, 10 char: Kncklmn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

In the OS Name Book John O'Donavan suggests the derivation Cnoc Lomannach [JOD], 'hill of the pinnacle'. This would account for the anglicised form Knocklomena. There seems to be some confusion between Ir. meannán, 'a kid goat' and mionnán, 'a pinnacle'.   Knocklomena is the 216th highest place in Ireland.

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Out on its own .. by group   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
This mountain is most closely related to the ridg .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Reeks and Spectre from summit (29-12-03.) .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklomena in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knocklomena with its gully
 
sbender on Knocklomena, 2009
by sbender  7 Jun 2009
Climbed Knocklomena today as part of a ring walk (not exactly a horse shoe). Approached from the west side of Lough Fadda, up the gully. Got up as far as 3/4 had to divert then to the north. Too much steep rock (overhanging in places). It was worth the try though! you would have to bring ropes to complete the last part. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/3827/
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Sbender, read your peice on Knocklomena, just a q .. by Superterence   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
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