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Knocknapeasta Mountain Cnoc na Péiste A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Péiste [OSI 1:25,000], 'hill of the serpent/monster') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 988m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V83587 84178 This place has been logged as visited by 458 members. Recently by: oakesave, DeltaP, strangeweaver, odonovansf, gav, Dean, christian, timmyc, Hadleigh, Helenha, wjnunan, GillSte, IainT, jacek22m, 21yearsgone
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Longitude: -9.695595, Latitude: 51.997934 , Easting: 83587, Northing: 84178 Prominence: 253m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 483569 584235,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknp, 10 char: Kncknpst
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

The lake below this peak is Loch Coimín Piast, 'lake of the little hollow of serpents'. Like many another Irish mountain lake, there was probably a story of a water-monster associated with it which has now been lost. In December 1943 an American Dakota aircraft crashed into the slopes of Cnoc na Péiste just above the lake. Pieces of the aircraft are still visible. A plaque here commemorates the 5 victims and there is another plaque at Cronin's Yard (Jim Ryan, Carrauntoohil and MacGillycuddy's Reeks, 80-81).   Cnoc na Péiste is the 4th highest place in Ireland.

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Cnoc na Péiste from the shore of the lake. Blue a .. by sbarany   (Show all for Cnoc na Péiste)
 
I climbed to Cumenapeasta ( lake of the serpent ) .. by Gerard   (Show all for Cnoc na Péiste)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na Péiste in area MacGillycuddy
 
John Finn on Cnoc na Péiste, 2004
by John Finn  22 Aug 2004
The Western Reeks from Cnoc na Peiste. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/4/comment/1123/
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Another view of the ridge. A place for steady ner .. by John Finn   (Show all for Cnoc na Péiste)
 
An amazing climb in the snow with the surrounding .. by Bremur2006   (Show all for Cnoc na Péiste)
 
Saturday, 11 June 2005 was WaterAid Munro Challen .. by philpotts   (Show all for Cnoc na Péiste)
 
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