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Knocknabrone Hill Hill Cnoc na Brón A name in Irish
also Derryfanga an extra name in English
Kerry County, in Binnion List, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 353m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V75712 86812 This summit has been logged as climbed by 11 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, Cobhclimber, trekker, frankmc04, chalky, turfymccloud, simon3, Conor74, madfrankie, ahendroff, HoschIchenheim
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Longitude: -9.811252, Latitude: 52.019904 , Easting: 75712, Northing: 86812 Prominence: 188m,   Isolation: 2.9km
ITM: 475689 586871,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc353, 10 char: KncknbrHil
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Ó Cíobháin suggests that this name may be a corruption of Doire na Féinne, a nearby townland. It is otherwise difficult to explain.   Knocknabrone Hill is the 1046th highest summit in Ireland.

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Rough ground, great views, shortish walk. .. by group   (Show all for Knocknabrone Hill)
 
Panorama condensed. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknabrone Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknabrone Hill in area MacGillycuddy
 
HoschIchenheim on Knocknabrone Hill, 2008
by HoschIchenheim  5 Dec 2008
Derryfanga despite being a low hill can offer magnificent views to Dingle Bay and Peninsula, a view not too much different from the bigger hills of the adjacent Reeks area. Good weather provided, you can also see all the peaks of Coomloughra horseshoe (Caher Tops, Carrauntuohil, Beenkeragh, Skregmore etc.) as well as the route up to Caher West Top. Particularly nice to be seen from there is Skregbeg, though I have no photo of it. My son and myself coming all the way from Germany went "up" Derryfanga on 3rd and 4th of September, 2005 while staying at Sheila Doona's Lakeview B&B near Lough Acoose. From there it takes only 10 to 15 minutes to reach the top. So in case you miss the high peaks due to bad weather, but have some short period of good weather on that same day it is rewarding to take the short walk up Derryfanga. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/899/comment/3466/
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