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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 115 members. Recently by: TommyV, trekker, msammon, shaygo, strangeweaver, vincentez, JimMc, aidand, markmjcampion, jlk, PaulNolan, marymac, Dbosonnet, ilenia, DeltaP
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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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A fine reward awaits you .. by group   (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)
 
Paddy Dillon [The Mountains of Ireland] says “Kno .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Knockowen, 2003
by simon3  5 Aug 2003
Knockowen’s north-west face is very impressive. This picture, taken from the East of the summit shows the cliff. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/602/
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