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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 5, OSI/LPS Maps: 4, 7, 8
Highest place: Donald's Hill, 399m Maximum height for area: 399 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 270 metres,
Donald's HillHillCnoc na hEarcola A name in Irish also Knocknahurkle an extra name in English (Ir. Cnoc na hEarcola [Séamas Ó Ceallaigh], 'hill of the [obscure element]')DerryCounty, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
Height:399mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8Grid Reference: C74300 17300This place has been logged as visited by 30 members. Recently by: eejaymm, scottwalker, Wilderness, trostanite, sperrinlad, stevebullers, jimmyread, chalky, sir_boba_fett, muschi, sandman, Welder, AntrimRambler, Garmin, slemish I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Ordnance Survey Memoirs of 1834 record this hill as Donalds Hill or Knocknahurkle (OSM, ix, 34). Séamas Ó Ceallaigh derives this from something like Cnoc na hEarcola in his comments on the Topographical Fragments in the Franciscan Library.
Donald's Hill is the highest hill in the Keenaght area and the 869th highest in Ireland. Donald's Hill is the most easterly in the Keenaght area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/842/