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Hungry Hill Mountain Cnoc Daod A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Daod [OSI] or Daod [T6000], 'hill of the tooth/set of
teeth'))
Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 682m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V76088 49726
Place visited by 331 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, roops, chelman7, ShayGlynn, tfm9, Turlo143, Mags-Collins, obanboy, bjgie, Jay9, Fergalh, Arwic, daitho9, conormcg, eamonoc
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Longitude: -9.792407, Latitude: 51.68698 , Easting: 76088, Northing: 49726 Prominence: 400m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 476071 549807,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HngrHl, 10 char: Hungry Hil
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Hungry Hill is the title of a novel by Daphne du Maurier based on the story of the family of her friend, Christopher Puxley, whose family acquired Dunboy Castle and its lands after the defeat of Donal Cam O'Sullivan Beare. The copper mines located on the hill in the novel are in reality further west near Allihies. The second element of the Irish name, Cnoc Daod, has long been regarded as obscure, but it is probably simply a dialectal variant of déad meaning ‘tooth’, ‘jaw’ or ‘set of teeth’. A family living at the foot of the hill are known locally as the Bun Daods.   Hungry Hill is the highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 139th highest in Ireland. Hungry Hill is the second most southerly summit in the Caha Mountains area. Hungry Hill is the third highest point in county Cork.

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A super hill.. .. by scannerman   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Splendid ascent from Bantry Bay or Glanmore Lake. .. by milo   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Climbed 19/08/2007. A nice morning with a forecas .. by dwrenne   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
The ridge described by lewvalton in his contribut .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Hungry Hill in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Vista from the South Top
 
A special "Pet-Day"
by jlk  19 Mar 2012
A clear spectacular day. March 18th 2012. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/6720/
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Caha High Point .. by davsheen   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
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