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Knockfune Hill An Cnoc Fionn A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cnoc Fionn [OSI], 'the white hill') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 452m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R84543 64473
Place visited by 18 members. Recently by: thomas_g, markmjcampion, sandman, peter1, hivisibility, simoburn, frankmc04, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, paddyhillsbagger, shaunkelly, aidand, oldsoldier, jackill
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Longitude: -8.229549, Latitude: 52.731497 , Easting: 184543, Northing: 164473 Prominence: 68m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 584496 664514,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckfn, 10 char: Knockfune
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Previously Knockfune E Top in MV.   Knockfune is the 669th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/616/?PHPSESSID=kp9fqm39p936cm1fimgt82nda5
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One way, not necessarily the best, of reaching th .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockfune)
 
For peak baggers only?
by aidand  4 Jul 2011
There is a new forest road running across the top of Knockfune. Coillte seems to be preparing for both harvesting and replanting. There is also a large aerial perhaps 300 meters from the very top. This was erected some years ago, probably to assess windspeeds for a windfarm that was never developed. It is hard to pinpoint the exact summit of Knockfune. A much better view is available just to the north outside the forest. It is now easy to link up both Knockfune and nearby Knockane using the forest roads and the Slieve Felim Way.

Overall Knockfune is not too exciting, and as it is close to much higher hills is easy to ignore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/616/comment/6398/
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tricky trees section .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Knockfune)
 
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