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Iveragh NW Area   N: Knocknadobar Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

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Knocknadobar Mountain Cnoc na dTobar A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc na dTobar [OSI], 'hill of the wells') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50648 84513
Place visited by 220 members. Recently by: rhw, Superterence, Emiliamain, Djouce, BarnabyNutt, maoris, ToughSoles, jackos, mh400nt, Krzysztof_K, mdehantschutter, niallellis, Arcticaurora, markwallace, amacsweeney
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Longitude: -10.175084, Latitude: 51.993055 , Easting: 50648, Northing: 84513 Prominence: 565m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 450631 584569,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknd, 10 char: Knckndbr
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

Knocknadobar is a hill of pilgrimage. The stations of the cross were erected by Canon Brosnan in 1855. One of the wells referred to in the name is St. Fursey's Well, located at the foot of the mountain, near the start of the pilgrimage route to the summit. It is visited for a cure for eye complaints. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 137-39) for details of the mountain pilgrimage.   Knocknadobar is the highest mountain in the Iveragh NW area and the 129th highest in Ireland.

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High, bulky coastal peak with commanding views fr .. by group   (Show all for Knocknadobar (Cnoc na dTobar))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknadobar (<i>Cnoc na dTobar</i>) in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Top of Knocknadobar
 
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by Wilderness  27 Feb 2017
You can park your car on the west side of Knocknadobar either at Coonanna Harbour or the Pilgrims car park. I started my climb up Knocknadobar North Top from the harbour. The beginning of the climb is a little tricky as you have a few fences to climb over but overall a good challenging climb with amazing views. I came down the Pilgrims route expecting it to be a quick descent, but it turned out to be longer and twistier than I thought. At the top I got some of the best views I've ever seen. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/comment/18852/
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