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Caunoge Mountain Kerry County, in Arderin List, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 502m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V58262 79969 This place has been logged as visited by 19 members. Recently by: PeakPaul, David-Guenot, Onzy, chalky, simoburn, Colin Murphy, Cobhclimber, suiladoir, mountainmike, frankmc04, ahendroff, garrettd, trekker, sofearghail, madfrankie
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Longitude: -10.062455, Latitude: 51.954265 , Easting: 58262, Northing: 79969 Prominence: 127m,  Isolation: 3.8km
ITM: 458243 580029,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cng, 10 char: Caunoge
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

This name is rather puzzling. Ir. cánóg means 'puffin', but there seems to be no other instances of its use as a generic in place-names.   Caunoge is the 522nd highest summit in Ireland. Caunoge is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Glenbeigh Horseshoe area.

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Simple approach from the east.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  6 Aug 2014
One approach is via a farmyard at V607787 A, where the farmer has previously allowed access up a track. The track to the NW continues to within 300m of the summit, which is fairly nondescript, a grassy area with the high point marked by a pile of stones. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/448/comment/5207/
 
The hillwalk from hell!! .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Caunoge)
 
One way up Caunoge is to start from the forest en .. by simon3   (Show all for Caunoge)
 
If you drop off Caunoge by its southern spur, the .. by simon3   (Show all for Caunoge)
 
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