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North Kerry Area
Maximum height for area: 267 metres,   Summits in area: 2,   Maximum prominence for area: 252 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 63, 71 For all tops   Highest summit: Knockanore, 267m

Summits in area North Kerry:
Knockanore 267mMaulin Mountain 217m
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Knockanore Hill Cnoc an Fhómhair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Fhómhair [logainm.ie], 'hill of the autumn') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Mudstone, siltstone & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 267m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 63 Grid Reference: Q91000 42600 This summit has been logged as climbed by 24 members. Recently by: Geo, hivisibility, Carrauntoohilboy, chalky, la1ena, eamonoc, atlantic73, dr_banuska, moggy40t, moggy40, paddyhillsbagger, acorn, kingstonian, TomBarry, conormcbandon
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Longitude: -9.606672, Latitude: 52.524264 , Easting: 91000, Northing: 142600 Prominence: 252m,   Isolation: 15.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490973 642646,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc268, 10 char: Knockanore
Bedrock type: Mudstone, siltstone & sandstone, (Shannon Group)

The Irish form on the Discovery map is different from that found at logainm.ie: Cnoc an Óir, 'hill of the gold'. Knockanore is said to have been the scene of a great slaughter in ancient times. [OSNB] Tis said that there was a great monument erected in memory of the slaughter in the spot where the trigl. Station stands; it was called Lact na Fulla. [OSNB] This battle is mentioned in O'Sullevan Beare's Historiae Catholicae Iberniae Compendium. The tradition of a great battle is based on the intrepretation of the name as Cnoc an Áir [OSNB, OG], 'hill of the slaughter'.   Knockanore is the highest hill in the North Kerry area and the 1236th highest in Ireland. Knockanore is the most northerly summit in the North Kerry area and also the most easterly.

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Poor foreground, excellent background .. by group   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
After the previous day in the Knockmealdowns had .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
You can drive right to the summit of Knockanore i .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
What a view!!
by atlantic73  14 Jul 2014
You can drive all the way to the viewpoint or walk about a mile from the main road. For such a small hill the view is simply stunning. Well worth a visit if in the area Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/984/comment/17551/
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