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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 place has been logged as visited by 32 members. Recently by: DeltaP, IainT, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, MichaelE, chalky, trekker, , kmicheal, fingalscave, David-Guenot, pacalder, eugeneryan959, jimbloomer, sandman I have visited this place: 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 553rd highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/485/