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W Limerick/N Kerry Area   Mullaghareirk Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 13, OSI/LPS Maps: 64, 65, 72, 73, 79, 80 
Highest place:
Baraveha, 451m
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 299 metres,
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Knockacummer Hill Cnoc an Chomair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Chomair [OSI], 'hill of the ravine') Cork County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & silty shale Bedrock

Height: 408m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 72 Grid Reference: R25502 13400
Place visited by 14 members. Recently by: CaminoPat, conormcbandon, clunee, eamonoc, chalky, frankmc04, hivisibility, Willyc, thomas_g, sandman, reidyden, jackill, wsheahan, john_desmond
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Longitude: -9.092016, Latitude: 52.267718 , Easting: 125502, Northing: 113400 Prominence: 103m,  Isolation: 3.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 525465 613453,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc409, 10 char: Knckcmr
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & silty shale, (Cloone Flagstone Formation)

Knockacummer is the 901st highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/788/?PHPSESSID=icn2m2baslrqb5hednl0ca8fc2
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Rough going but not far .. by group   (Show all for Knockacummer)
 
As I drove up the road to my start point at R252 .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockacummer)
 
Another Mullaghareirk windfarm .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Knockacummer)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockacummer in area W Limerick/N Kerry, Ireland
Picture: The trig point on the summit with an obvious tilt
 
john_desmond on Knockacummer, 2008
by john_desmond  17 Jul 2008
Knockacummer can be aproached easily from the North. From the R576, turn off at approx R246 152 C and drive South for about 600 metres on a tarmac road until it ends in a small junction. There is limited parking available here. Take the left hand fork and follow the obvious forest track. About 100 metres West of the the sharp bend at R256 139 D, you can take a short cut by going left and South for about 400 metres through the forest. Once you break back out onto the forest track, go right and look for the turn off left into the open area by the summit. The fact that there is a Trig point there and the contour lines drop off nicely on the OS map might suggest that there might be some views from here. Alas, like it's neighbour Mullaghareirk to the North, the tall trees more or less block all of the views except for the windfarm on Taurbeg to the South West. The summit is marked by a trig point which has seen better days as it has now titled over at an angle as the soft ground underneath it has begun to subside. Overall, another one of those 400 metre hills that is more or less covered in forestry. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/788/comment/3229/
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Farming for wind .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Knockacummer)
 
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