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Knockastia Hill Westmeath County, in Binnion List, Massive unbedded lime-mudstone Bedrock

Height: 200m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 48 Grid Reference: N24537 43380
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: abcd, finkey86, ceadeile, TommyMc, melohara, TommyV, moggy40, moggy40t, Lauranna, EdAl, Pepe, Garmin, Onzy, Glanman2, eamonoc
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Longitude: -7.631532, Latitude: 53.440156 , Easting: 224537, Northing: 243380 Prominence: 106m,  Isolation: 25.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 624481 743404,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc200, 10 char: Knockastia
Bedrock type: Massive unbedded lime-mudstone, (Waulsortian Limestones)

Knockastia is the 1394th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockastia in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Knockastia trig.
 
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by paddyhillsbagger  1 Feb 2014
Followed Fergalh's excellent directions up to the top. Overgrown path may need trimming to get through in growing season. Took my 5yr old granddaughter along for the adventure but she got a little scared with the high winds at the top. Smiles afterwards however. Fine views all round. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1293/comment/15820/
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Behind quarry .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Knockastia)
 
Most central hill in Ireland?? .. by TommyV   (Show all for Knockastia)
 
Hunting and shooting forbidden .. by ceadeile   (Show all for Knockastia)
 
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