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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 113 members. Recently by: msammon, shaygo, strangeweaver, vincentez, JimMc, aidand, markmjcampion, jlk, PaulNolan, marymac, Dbosonnet, ilenia, DeltaP, odonovansf, madeleineblue
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Longitude: -9.725312, Latitude: 51.738796 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480846 555459,   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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A fine reward awaits you .. by group   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
A view from the West .. by peter1   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
As described by Paddy Dillon this makes an excell .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Peak-badger .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
The highest point of the central Caha ridge walk .. by milo   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Knockowen, 2003
by simon3  5 Aug 2003
Paddy Dillon [The Mountains of Ireland] says “Knockowen is a good place to sit and study the bleaker parts of the Caha Mountains, but there are also views across to the big mountains of the Iveragh peninsula.” Richard Mersey [The Hills of Cork and Kerry] waxed more lyrical about the view from nearby Lough Namimna “.. there is a fine view north to the Matterhorn of Ireland – Mullaghanattin, across the Kenmare River." Our photo shows the summit cairn and a misty view of somewhere much nearer: Canshanvoe, a ridge that extends south of Knockeirky, the hump of some 577m, to the east of Knockowen. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/601/
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