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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
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North MayoAreaNephin Beg RangeSubarea
Maximum height for area: 806 metres, Summits in area: 58, Maximum prominence for area: 778 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23, 24, 30, 31 For all tops
Highest summit: Nephin, 806m
KnocklettercussHillLeitir Cois A name in Irish (Ir. Leitir Cois [amended from OSNB], 'wet hillside of the river-bank')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock
Height:370mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: F87595 19817This summit has been logged as climbed by 20 members. Recently by: scapania, Garmin, GSheehy, frankmc04, trekker, barrymayo, simoburn, chalky, johnv41, millsd1, liz50, melohara, garrettd, PaulRevere, FilHil I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/