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Caoinkeen South-East Top Mountain An Caincín barr soir ó dheas A name in Irish
Cork County, in Arderin Beg List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 555m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W02812 63787
Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: melohara, oakesave, shaygo, PeakPaul, madfrankie, ahendroff, David-Guenot, thomas_g, Onzy
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Longitude: -9.410134, Latitude: 51.818446 , Easting: 102812, Northing: 63787 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 502783 563851,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CnknSt, 10 char: CnknSthEst
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Caoinkeen South-East Top is the 405th highest place in Ireland.

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Competing Summits
by Onzy  21 Jul 2015
Caoinkeen South East Top is easily reached from Caoinkeen itself. From the northeast, the summit looks almost like a ridge, with a number of prominences competing for the highpoint. The summit area itself however, is more plateau-like with three definite contenders for the honour, with W02812 63787 A registering highest for me. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18206/
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Picture: Lough Nambrackderg
Hills and Water
by Onzy  16 Aug 2015
To the northeast of the summit, at a height of 263m, lies the pretty Lough Nambrackderg. A short walk taking in the summit and a circuit of the lake is possible from parking at W03922 64895 B. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18207/
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Picture: Lough Nambrackderg & Lough Beg
 
Scrambled legs
by thomas_g  12 Dec 2015
Onzy's comment had reminded me that I'd been meaning to do the circuit of Lough Nambrackderg for some time.
One route up is the spur between Lough Nambrackderg and Lough Beg which is a good scramble, with a few unprotected moves on slippery rock.
Other options from this side are the gully on the south side of Lough Nambrackderg which looked easy enough as gully climbs go and possibly the easiest option, the spur to the south of Lough Beg. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18405/
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Picture: Shehy View from Gougane
Caoinkeen
by davsheen  11 Oct 2017
View of Caoinkeen from Gougane Barra Horseshoe walk Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/19748/
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