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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 37 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, melohara, Lauranna, tomodub, William-J, David-Guenot, Garmin, CaptainVertigo, ckilm, Cobhclimber, markmjcampion, simoburn, chalky, GSheehy, suiladoir
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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.

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Come Sei Bella! .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockboy South Top in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Looking down on Curramore from Knockboy
 
john_desmond on Knockboy South Top, 2006
by john_desmond  22 Apr 2006
This summit is more like just a piece of high ground rather than a true summit. The top is is very flat with 2 possible tops about 300 metres apart although I think that the 532m point on the OS map is probably the correct one. As you can see from the OS map, the summit is only 2 metres above the 530m contour yet this contour covers a large area. From what I remember, the whole area was just a mixture of exposed rock, boggy ground and some small ponds, too small to be shown on a map. If anyone was interest in doing it, it might be best included as a short walk up to Knockboy. Park at 'Priests Leap' and head towards Knockboy. At the small plateau at about 540m, veer off right towards Curramore. After the 'summit', go around Lough Curramore and head up to Knockboy. Overall, the only reason for going here is to do one of the 500 metre plus peaks. There are other longer routes up around Knockboy that offer nicer views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/comment/2293/
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Getting Back to Priest's Leap Gap .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
The View from There .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
Round of Inchinagoum 2 .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
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