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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Knocknagantee Mountain Cnoc na gCáinte A name in Irish
Ir. Cnoc na gCáinte [TH], poss. 'hill of the blamed ones’ [PDT] Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 676m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V66796 72992
Place visited by 125 members. Recently by: John.geary, MickM45, groe, obanboy, eoghancarton, jackos, learykid, Fergalh, eamonoc, Wilderness, nupat, Grumbler, schwann10, Teresa-ms, finkey86
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Longitude: -9.935714, Latitude: 51.893688 , Easting: 66796, Northing: 72992 Prominence: 101m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 466774 573052,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckng, 10 char: Knckngnt
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

The track to the summit makes Knocknagantee one of the more easily accessible peaks on the long, remote ridge between Ballaghbeama and Coomakista. The Irish form is given as Cnoc na gCáinte in Toponomia Hiberniae, but the meaning of the second element and the background to the name are unclear. The translation tentatively provided here takes the second element as cáinte, an adjective meaning ‘blamed, blameworthy’, in the genitive plural.   Cnoc na gCáinte is the 152nd highest place in Ireland.

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Hill of the Conversations .. by group   (Show all for Cnoc na gCáinte)
 
Knocknagantee can be reached as part of a circuit .. by simon3   (Show all for Cnoc na gCáinte)
 
Knocknagantee - East Ridge (On the right) with Ke .. by eric   (Show all for Cnoc na gCáinte)
 
Great walking in the area with the great weather .. by peterkerry   (Show all for Cnoc na gCáinte)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na gCáinte in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Dramatic eastern cliffs over Eagles Lough.
 
Bedposts of the boggy bower.
by simon3  26 Apr 2011
Knocknagantee and Coomnacronia are two of the bedposts of the sagging mattress which is the upland bounded by them, Knockmoyle and Coomura to the north. A wild, remote spot made more difficult by a number of barbed wire fences.
One place to get a fine view of the cliffs of Knocknagantee is from the steep ground SW of Coomnacronia which is about 1km to the east, over Eagles Lough. Unusually the bigger cliffs of Knocknagantee, some 350m high, face east or south-east which you can see extending right from the top in the picture.
On the extreme right of the photo, Lough Coomanassig is just visible, though it is better seen in peterkerry's exciting picture. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/147/comment/6312/
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Access to Knocknagantee is slightly tricky - foll .. by csd   (Show all for Cnoc na gCáinte)
 
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