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KnockouraHillCnoc Cumhra A name in Irish CorkCounty, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:490mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84Grid Reference: V62123 46264This summit has been logged as climbed by 31 members. Recently by: IainT, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, MichaelE, chalky, trekker, , kmicheal, fingalscave, David-Guenot, pacalder, eugeneryan959, jimbloomer, sandman, wicklore I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Bearhaven copper mines, located to the west of Knockoura on the low but rugged hills above Allihies, were run by the Puxley family of Dunboy. Daphne du Maurier relocated them on Hungry Hill for her novel of the same name.
Knockoura is the highest hill in the Slieve Miskish area and the 594th highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/485/