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North Kerry Area
Place count in area: 2, OSI/LPS Maps: 63, 71 
Highest place:
Knockanore, 265.5m
Maximum height for area: 265.5 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 252 metres,

Places in area North Kerry:
Knockanore 265.5mMaulin 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: 265.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 63 Grid Reference: Q91005 42559 This place has been logged as visited by 25 members. Recently by: jackill, Geo, hivisibility, Carrauntoohilboy, chalky, la1ena, eamonoc, atlantic73, dr_banuska, moggy40t, moggy40, paddyhillsbagger, acorn, kingstonian, TomBarry
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Longitude: -9.606576, Latitude: 52.523899 , Easting: 91006, Northing: 142559 Prominence: 252m,  Isolation: 15.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490979 642605,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc266, 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 1242th 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)
 
three5four0 on Knockanore, 2009
by three5four0  16 Sep 2009
You can drive right to the summit of Knockanore if you so wish. There is a parking area just before the access road doubles back on its self, which leaves a short stroll up tarmac to the summit & trig point. There is debris of the telecommunications age on the summit, which, some rival wag has covered in writing calling in to question the character of the Ballybunnion residents below. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/984/comment/4108/
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What a view!! .. by atlantic73   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
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