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Knocknalougha Mountain Cnoc na Loiche A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Loiche [LL], 'hill of the lake') Tipperary/ Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 629m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S01943 10019 This place has been logged as visited by 156 members. Recently by: skhg, Pepe, DeltaP, Martinpeak, odonovansf, ilenia, Lauranna, IainT, eoghanm, Kiwitrekker, tsheehy, Krumel, alleny, tommccarthy, brendevlin
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Longitude: -7.972281, Latitude: 52.242386 , Easting: 201944, Northing: 110020 Prominence: 83.97m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 601893 610073,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknl, 10 char: Kncknlgh
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

In the form Cnoc na Loiche provided in LL the word loch is feminine, 2nd declension. Presumably there is historical evidence for this variant rather than the usual masculine 1st declension form. Previously Knockaunabulloga in MV.   Knocknalougha is the 240th highest place in Ireland.

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sbender on Knocknalougha, 2009
by sbender  12 Sep 2009
Just wanted to share this picture with ye all. It was taken on Sunday January 18th in the Knockmealdown's. Looking from Knocknalougha to Knockshanahullion. You can see a snow storm approaching behind the summit (we got caught in it, lasted for about 20 minutes). There you see, its important to be prepared for every situation. Whoever would expect a full blown blizzard in the irish hills. I was walking with a collegue who has no hillwalking experience and was only reasonably prepared. I felt the responsability resting heavely on my shoulders. Shortly after this incident i bought a kishu, no extravagance in situations like these, and now I insist they are better prepared whenever I take someone along on my walks. A great lesson learned!!! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/229/comment/3540/
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