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Knocklettercuss Hill Leitir Cois A name in Irish
(Ir. Leitir Cois [amended from OSNB], 'wet hillside of the
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 21 members. Recently by: rowanofravara, scapania, Garmin, GSheehy, frankmc04, trekker, barrymayo, simoburn, chalky, johnv41, millsd1, liz50, melohara, garrettd, PaulRevere
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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)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklettercuss in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Slieve Carr from Knocklettercus
Slieve Doom
by Geansai  28 Jul 2011
I followed in the footsteps of Big Foot. Bangor is a lovely place with the feel of a wild west frontier town especially when you appreciate its isolation even more by looking down on it from the slopes of Knocklettercuss. The summit plateau is quite large. Goes on for almost a mile maybe before you hit the highest point. There's a large cairn on the way to the trig pillar whose silhouette beckons you from the horizon. Great view across to Slieve Mor to the west but the Slieve Carr massif dominates Knocklettercuss looming over it like some kind of forbidden mountain. Like Frodo on the way to Mordor perhaps. Well I turned back at this point. Maybe another time. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/comment/6442/
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Nice circular route .. by PaulRevere   (Show all for Knocklettercuss)
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