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Croagh Patrick Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 30, 31, 37, 38, CBE, CBW, MSW 
Highest place:
Croagh Patrick, 764m
Maximum height for area: 764 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 639 metres,
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Knockakishaun Hill Cnoc an Chiseáin A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc an Chiseáin [PDT], 'hill of the little basket') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Biotite granodiorite to syenogranite Bedrock

Height: 390m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L86900 75800 This place has been logged as visited by 8 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, conormcbandon, FilHil, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin
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Longitude: -9.714001, Latitude: 53.719744 , Easting: 86900, Northing: 275800 Prominence: 205m,  Isolation: 2.5km
ITM: 486874 775816,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckks, 10 char: Knckkshn
Bedrock type: Biotite granodiorite to syenogranite, (Corvock Granite)

This peak, situated in the townland of Tangincartoor, is unnamed on OS maps. It is named Knockakishaan on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously Tangincartoor in MV. The spur to the NW (spot height 311m) is named Knocknabru_ky (with a letter apparently missing between U and K). This may represent Knocknabrusky.   Knockakishaun is the 973rd highest place in Ireland. Knockakishaun is the most southerly summit in the Croagh Patrick area.

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Alpine foothills in N. Mayo! .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Knockakishaun)
 
Great picture
by Donard850  30 Jun 2012
Really like the photograph [ in Jamessheerin's post ]. The rocks and walking pole in the foreground give a real sense of depth. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/853/comment/14699/
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