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Knockowen Mountain Cnoc Eoghain A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Eoghain [OSI], 'hill of Eoghan') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 658m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V80870 55393
Place visited by 122 members. Recently by: DNicholson, Juanita, sharonburns, jamesmforrest, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Lauranna, TommyV, trekker, msammon, shaygo, strangeweaver, vincentez, JimMc, aidand
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Longitude: -9.725271, Latitude: 51.738842 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480849 555464,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckwn, 10 char: Knockowen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This is the highest peak in the Cahas between the Healy Pass and the Tunnels Road. Knockowen is also the name of a townland in the parish of Tuosist.   Knockowen is the second highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 181st highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knockowen from Tooreenbaha
 
A view from the West
by peter1  22 Apr 2018
A view of Knockowen from Tooreenbaha. The Healy Pass is the gap on the right of the picture and the road can be seen rising across the slopes. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/19900/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Glanmore Lough
Wow
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
This is one of the most scenic walks I've encountered so far. As Knockowen is in the middle of the Beara peninsula which itself is in the middle of the five peninsulas of the South West, the views include the entire South side of the Iveragh peninsula, all of the Sheeps Head peninsula, parts of the Mizen peninsula, and all of the Caha mountains.

This can be hiked by parking at the little shop at top of the Healy pass on the R574 at V78643 53564 A which takes off about 300 metres from the climb, so getting to 658 meters is not that difficult. Simply cross the road and start climbing heading North East. Highly recommended. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/20159/
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