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Donald's HillHillCnoc na hEarcola A name in Irish also Knocknahurkle an extra name in English (Ir. Cnoc na hEarcola [Séamas Ó Ceallaigh], 'hill of the [obscure element]')DerryCounty, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
Height:399mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8Grid Reference: C74300 17300This place has been logged as visited by 29 members. Recently by: scottwalker, Wilderness, trostanite, sperrinlad, stevebullers, jimmyread, chalky, sir_boba_fett, muschi, sandman, Welder, AntrimRambler, Garmin, slemish, mark-rdc I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Ordnance Survey Memoirs of 1834 record this hill as Donalds Hill or Knocknahurkle (OSM, ix, 34). Séamas Ó Ceallaigh derives this from something like Cnoc na hEarcola in his comments on the Topographical Fragments in the Franciscan Library.
Donald's Hill is the highest hill in the Keenaght area and the 954th highest in Ireland. Donald's Hill is the most easterly in the Keenaght area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/842/