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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 129th highest in Ireland.

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Like Groagh Patrick, this is a pilgrimage mountai .. by tiktiktik3   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Parked the car at Coonanna Harbour and walked the .. by dbloke   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Richard Mersey [The Hills of Cork & Kerry] like o .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
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Picture: Knocknadobar summit looking towards Valentia Island
 
riverlaune on Knocknadobar, 2010
by riverlaune  3 Feb 2010
I parked on the road to Coonana harbour just after the grotto and climbed Knocknadobar on 13/12/09 by myself. Like previous contributors I found the route very tricky early on and missed a couple of the stations going up! As I got futher into the climb, the route became more obvious! At the summit I walked over to a steep ridge which overlooked Gledalough lakes and could have continued on to Kells Mountain(633m) and Kells Mtn East Top(612m) if I had had more time. I retraced my steps back to the car making sure this time I touched(and said a small prayer!) at each station! I saw one person on the mountain all day - the views and weather were stunning! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/123/comment/4386/
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Spectacular views to the west .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
Lovely day .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Knocknadobar)
 
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