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Nowen Hill SW Top Mountain For origin of name, see Nowen Hill. Cork County, in Arderin List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 509m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W12777 52052 This summit has been logged as climbed by 18 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, muddyboots, Onzy, Cobhclimber, simoburn, chalky, millsd1, sbender, ahendroff, thomas_g, Conor74, pocarbuile, madfrankie, ekeogh, Colin Murphy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.262718, Latitude: 51.714649 , Easting: 112777, Northing: 52052 Prominence: 44m,   Isolation: 1.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 512746 552118,   GPS IDs, 6 char: NwnHlS, 10 char: NwnHlSWTp
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Previously Derreenacrinnig East in MV.   Nowen Hill SW Top is the 540th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/437/
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West is best .. by group   (Show all for Nowen Hill SW Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill SW Top in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Looking accross from Shehy More at Nowen Hill & Derreenacrinnig East
 
john_desmond on Nowen Hill SW Top, 2006
by john_desmond  22 Apr 2006
This summit is located about 1.5 kms SW of Nowen Hill in West Cork. It can be accessed from the road that runs up to Nowen Hill although you do need to negotiate your way through some trees, fences and some boggy ground. It is probably not the nicest or best way to approach this summit. There are some access issues with the road that runs up to Nowen and the way through the forest on the way is boring as the views are blocked. If I was going to do this summit again, I'd probably look into approaching it from the road that runs 2 kms to the West and take in Derreenacrinnig West along the way. At least with this route, you will have constant views of West Cork. The summit itself is marked by a trig point which has seen better days. The view from here is really nice as you can see Bantry Bay and the Beara peninsula to the South-West. Looking North-West, you can see the peaks around Knockboy, the highest in County Cork. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/437/comment/2292/
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After taking the coniferous track up to Nowen and .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Nowen Hill SW Top)
 
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