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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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feb24..08 :::Drove up from Rossadrehid Village an .. by hillwalker59   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
Dave Slattery on Knockastakeen, 2004
by Dave Slattery  2 Feb 2004
Quite a challenge when approaching it from Cush at the end of a good day's climbing. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/307/comment/834/
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Climbed Knockastakeen on Sat 26/08/05. Surprising .. by kkuss   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
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