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Knockalongy Mountain Cnoc na Loinge A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Loinge [logainm.ie], 'hill of the encampment') Sligo County, in Arderin List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 544m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G50428 27513 This place has been logged as visited by 63 members. Recently by: oakesave, Cobhclimber, DeltaP, TommyV, 40Shades, davsheen, PeakPaul, melohara, shaunkelly, Onzy, Lauranna, benbulbinjoe, walker26, eugeneryan959, Garmin
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Longitude: -8.760235, Latitude: 54.194193 , Easting: 150428, Northing: 327513 Prominence: 490m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 550388 827518,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckln, 10 char: Kncklngy
Bedrock type: Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds, (Meelick Member)

Ir. long usually means a boat, but in the absence of any story to explain this, the sense 'encampment' seems more plausible.   Knockalongy is the highest mountain in the Ox Mountains area and the 433rd highest in Ireland.

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My route from Annatoran summit IG 47497 24486&nbs .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
Climbed this from the north-east side last Monday .. by davema   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
Climbed this from the north side above Lough Aghr .. by Dan   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
Dan on Knockalongy, 2005
by Dan  13 Mar 2005
At G518 287 H there is a very steep gully which makes for a very strenuous scramble. When you arrive at the corrie at G519 287 I there will be a few gullys, but this one is the one dead south of you. It wouldn't be advisable for those afraid of heights and also I would think it is only possible to do after there has been a dry period, otherwise it will be full of water. Its now been christened "O'Briens Gully" after myself and one of my mates. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/366/comment/1522/
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Praeger [The Way that I Went] said "The Ox Mounta .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
A dull top transformed by winter magic .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
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