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Knockboy South Top Mountain For origin of name, see Knockboy. Cork County, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 532m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W00592 60585 This summit has been logged as climbed by 34 members. Recently by: tomodub, William-J, David-Guenot, Garmin, CaptainVertigo, ckilm, Cobhclimber, markmjcampion, simoburn, chalky, GSheehy, suiladoir, Fergalh, seanachai, Conor74
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.441399, Latitude: 51.789288 , Easting: 100592, Northing: 60585 Prominence: 37m,   Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 500563 560649,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc532, 10 char: KnckbySthT
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Previously Curramore in MV.   Knockboy South Top is the 465th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/
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Come Sei Bella! .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
This summit is more like just a piece of high gro .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
Getting Back to Priest's Leap Gap .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockboy South Top in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Knockboy from its South Top
 
The View from There
by CaptainVertigo  30 Sep 2015
So what if you were to contour round to the South Top (from Priest's Leap Gap) and then ascend to Knockboy at 702m ? You would descend to the little lake, which lies at just under 500m, and then ascend 200m or so to the main peak at 702m. The interesting thing is that Knockboy presents as being no more than a 200m summit when viewed from the South Top. Quite a tame view of a mountain that is just over 700m high. I took the attached photo of Knockboy from the South Top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/comment/18335/
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Round of Inchinagoum 2 .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
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