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Knocknacusha Mountain Cnoc Osaidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Osaidh [TH], 'hill of the encampment') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 547m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V67543 78222 This place has been logged as visited by 34 members. Recently by: melohara, hawkeye.john62, thomas_g, hivisibility, PeakPaul, muddyboots, shaunkelly, Wildcat, millsd1, liz50, Geo, Onzy, chalky, ciarraioch, sandilandsn
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Longitude: -9.926831, Latitude: 51.940717 , Easting: 67543, Northing: 78222 Prominence: 252m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 467524 578266,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknc, 10 char: Knckncsh
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak overlooks Ballaghisheen (Ir. Bealach Oisín). The anglicisation Knocknacusha seems unrelated to Cnoc Osaidh and suggests an Irish form Cnoc na Coise.   Knocknacusha is the 428th highest place in Ireland.

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There and back again .. by group   (Show all for Knocknacusha)
 
A visit to Knocknacusha is probably best seen as .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknacusha)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknacusha in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Reeks and North Iveragh Mtns
 
simon3 on Knocknacusha, 2005
by simon3  2 Aug 2005
While you are on Knocknacusha take a walk along the east ridge. You can go over 600m without dropping much. The view is great for so little work. To your right Cloon Lough will come into view between you and the well known Mullaghannatin area. To your left Colly mountain and the southern arm of the Glenbeigh horseshoe. The picture shows the front view including the south side of the Reeks in the clouds on the left, the sharp peak of Broaghnabinnia just right of centre and the lumpy mass of Stumpa Duloigh (784m) to its right. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/364/comment/1848/
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As Simon has suggested, this works well as a shor .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knocknacusha)
 
Pic show summit marked by a small pile of stones. .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Knocknacusha)
 
Nice end to a day out. .. by muddyboots   (Show all for Knocknacusha)
 
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