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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,
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Knockacullion Mountain Cnoc an Chuilinn A name in Irish
also Knockabell an extra name in English
Hill of the Holly Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Black shale, silty shale, ironstone beds Bedrock

Height: 562m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H03059 17791
Place visited by 48 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, PeakPaul, ciaranr, sglennon, bryanmccabe, melohara, supersullivan, Lauranna, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, roscorrocket, ckilm, mountainmike, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -7.953986, Latitude: 54.109333 , Easting: 203059, Northing: 317791 Prominence: 57m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 603008 817808,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckcl, 10 char: Knckcln
Bedrock type: Black shale, silty shale, ironstone beds, (Bencroy Shale Formation)

Previously Knockabell in MV.   Knockacullion is the third highest mountain in the Breifne area and the 385th highest in Ireland. Knockacullion is the second most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Breifne area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockacullion in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: Loch Nabellbeg nestling snugly beneath Knockacullion
 
eflanaga on Knockacullion, 2006
by eflanaga  5 Jun 2006
Climbed February 20th 06. Accessed from Slieve Aneirin (first part of walk). From summit of Slieve Aneirin I took a bearing of 48 degrees NE to take me safely onto the col (H028169 A) south of Knockacullion. Thankfully, the mist cleared as I approached the col, providing me with a clear view of my target. The col between Aneirin is, once again, quite marshy with fairly long trussock grass and gorse to negotiate making the going tougher than it might first appear (or maybe my early morning start was catching up with me). In any event I reached the relatively flat and featureless summit, (that is featureless apart from it’s locheen), in brilliant sunshine. The early morning mist had all but burned away, lingering only (as it did all day on Cuilcagh to the north-east) but haze hindering long distance views/photography. Nevertheless there are lovely views north over a fertile valley to Slievenakilla and west towards Lough Allen. I was intending to take a break on the summit but due to the lack of suitable ‘dry’ seating and the nearness of Bencroy I decided to postpone the break making do with a Mars bar 'on the hoof' as I descended the northern slope of Knockacullion. (See Bencroy for final part of walk). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/337/comment/2193/
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Knockacullion, in keeping with most of the hills .. by gerrym   (Show all for Knockacullion)
 
See comment on Bencroy on how to get to start. Fr .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Knockacullion)
 
Climbed from Bencroy. Best route is to get onto t .. by Jaak   (Show all for Knockacullion)
 
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