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Knockastakeen Mountain Cnoc an Stáicín A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Stáicín [OSI], 'hill of the little stack') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 583m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R91521 25818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 123 members. Recently by: TommyV, lw24, javono, Wilderness, Martinpeak, roscorrocket, tommccarthy, bryanmccabe, t.jay, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, ciarraioch, jasonmc, eamonoc, noah
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Longitude: -8.125264, Latitude: 52.384295 , Easting: 191521, Northing: 125818 Prominence: 78m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 591472 625868,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc583, 10 char: Knckstkn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Ir. stáca can be a stack of hay or corn. The name appears to refer to the hill's shape.   Knockastakeen is the 330th highest summit in Ireland.

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A real eye-opener for appreciating the Galty Moun .. by group   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
A great vantage point .. by wicklore   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
From the summit there is a clear view of Lough Mu .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockastakeen in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Knockastakeen, 2003
by simon3  22 Jun 2003
On the way up Knockastakeen from its SE side I got this view of the steep north facing side of the Galtees. From the left, the skyline peaks are first Galtybeg and then Galtymore. To the right is Cush. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/307/comment/562/
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A must on any walk out to Lough Muskry .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
On 23/10/04 we traversed from Cush to Knockastake .. by mneary34   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
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