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Iveragh NW Area
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 Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50648 84516
Place visited by 150 members. Recently by: learykid, eamonoc, josvanderlinden, fsvanbuuren, Grumbler, jimmytherabbit, schwann10, Lauranna, GerSomers, finkey86, JeanM, jamesmforrest, sharonburns, jcoshea, Ulsterpooka
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Longitude: -10.175101, Latitude: 51.993108 , Easting: 50648, Northing: 84516 Prominence: 565m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 450630 584575,   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 123rd highest in Ireland.

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Like Groagh Patrick, this is a pilgrimage mountai .. by tiktiktik3   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
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Lovely day
by josvanderlinden  29 Jul 2019
Started from the parking at Pilgrims path, easy to find from reading the other comments. Make sure to check the weatherforecast, the views are superb along the way to the summit. It took us 4,5 hours to get to the top and back with our 2 daughters (6 and 9). Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/comment/20589/
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