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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 131 members. Recently by: ilenia, JimMc, hivisibility, PaulNolan, pbk14, oakesave, jimgraham, muddyboots, DeltaP, three5four0, Cormacg, feargalf, Wilderness, madeleineblue, Eirepur
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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 129th highest in Ireland.

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Parked the car at Coonanna Harbour and walked the .. by dbloke   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknadobar in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: View south-westwards with Valentia Island and the Skellings in the foggy background
 
HimiWack on Knocknadobar, 2009
by HimiWack  25 Jul 2009
Knocknadobar is a very nice lookout point on Iveragh Penisula. Started by our ladys altar near Coonanna Harbour and followed the pilgrims way up to the top. It´s not so a big challenge to climb Knocknadobar but it´s a lovely walk up. The pilgrims way follows some serpentines along the cross stations and gives very nice views to Valentia Island, the Dingle Bay and by a clear sky, to the skellings. Unfortunately the weather did a change as i was on my way, so i had no view on the top. However i can recommend Knocknadobar for an easy 3,5 hours walk. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/comment/3963/
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