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Knocklettercuss Hill Leitir Cois A name in Irish
(Ir. Leitir Cois [amended from OSNB], 'wet hillside of the
river-bank')
Mayo County, in Binnion List, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 370m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F87595 19817 This summit has been logged as climbed by 20 members. Recently by: scapania, Garmin, GSheehy, frankmc04, trekker, barrymayo, simoburn, chalky, johnv41, millsd1, liz50, melohara, garrettd, PaulRevere, FilHil
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.719648, Latitude: 54.115169 , Easting: 87595, Northing: 319817 Prominence: 212m,   Isolation: 2.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 487569 819823,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc370, 10 char: Knckltrcs
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

The Ordnance Survey Name Book gives Leitir Cos as the derivation of this name, which it interprets as 'spewy hillside of the foot'. Leitir Cos appears to be an error for Leitir Cois.   Knocklettercuss is the 1012th highest summit in Ireland.

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Set out to reach the summit of Knocklettercuss us .. by Big-Foot   (Show all for Knocklettercuss)
 
Slieve Doom .. by Geansai   (Show all for Knocklettercuss)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklettercuss in area North Mayo, Ireland
 
Nice circular route
by PaulRevere  13 Jul 2013
Climbed 13.7.13 with Mrs and three kids. Parked at gaa pitch and headed along bangor trail. Similar to last comment turned up the slopes to top. Steep climb but very flat at top. Went down other side to Briska and back into Bangor. 4 and half hours. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/comment/15039/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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