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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knockmoylan Mountain Cnoc Maoláin A name in Irish
also Knockshane an extra name in English
(prob. Ir. Cnoc Maoláin [PDT], 'hill of the little round or bald
Tipperary County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 767.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S05794 09328 This summit has been logged as climbed by 264 members. Recently by: theredyin, IainT, sandilandsn, tsheehy, Krumel, alleny, johnballinger, tommccarthy, maike, Pepe, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, robertodon, brendevlin
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.915917, Latitude: 52.236152 , Easting: 205795, Northing: 109329 Prominence: 35.11m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 605743 609382,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckmy, 10 char: Knckmyln
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

The lake below this peak is Lough Moylan. The name Knockshane is marked on the lower northern slopes on the Discovery map.   Knockmoylan is the second highest mountain in the Knockmealdown Mountains area and the 63rd highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmoylan in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: La Fluich agus salach!
Geo on Knockmoylan, 2009
by Geo  12 Jul 2009
Made this summit from Sugarloaf Hill, by following the county boundary wall/earthen bank to approximately S054091 A then taking a bearing and using the compass to help us through the heavy rain and gales as we took in this summit. If it weren't for the fact that it's in the highest 100 on MV, I'm not altogether sure, I'd have bothered as, by this stage the day was shaping up to be the wettest of my hill walking career to date, but in hindsight I'm glad I bagged it when the opportunity was there!. We (just about!) got a photo taken of me and the summit cairn, before doing a volte face and returning approximately to the spot we turned off the county boundary, turning SSE again and making for Knockmealdown. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/61/comment/3929/
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