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Slieve Miskish Area
Maximum height for area: 490 metres,   Summits in area: 8,   Maximum prominence for area: 395 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 84 For all tops   Highest summit: Knockoura, 490m
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Knockoura Hill Cnoc Cumhra A name in Irish
Cork County, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 490m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V62123 46264 This 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
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Longitude: -9.992903, Latitude: 51.652513 , Easting: 62123, Northing: 46264 Prominence: 395m,   Isolation: 2.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 462105 546333,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc490, 10 char: Knockoura
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

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.

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Knockoura and the copper mines of Allihies .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Knockoura)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockoura in area Slieve Miskish, Ireland
pdtempan on Knockoura, 2009
by pdtempan  17 Feb 2009
"No comments so far about Knockoura", says the MV computer, which is hard to believe when you see scenery like this. Has nobody ventured up there? Well, I must admit I haven't either! I just took my pretty picture and headed on round the Ring of Beara. Still, I hope the photo will inspire someone to tackle all those benches (please do not adopt Coleridge's breakneck Broad Stand strategy) and let us know if it was worth it. I think this photo shows not Knockoura itself but the ridge of hills a little to the west above the old Bearhaven Copper Mines. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/485/comment/3596/
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A hurried summit climbed mostly by car .. by Geo   (Show all for Knockoura)
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