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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 121 members. Recently by: Juanita, sharonburns, jamesmforrest, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Lauranna, TommyV, trekker, msammon, shaygo, strangeweaver, vincentez, JimMc, aidand, markmjcampion
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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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simon3 on Knockowen, 2003
by simon3  5 Aug 2003
Lough Namuinna is between Knockowen and Cushnaficulla. David Herman [Hillwalkers’ South Kerry and West Cork] mentions a rock with a “remarkable square cross-section” on the side of the Lough. There’s a blown up view of what I take to be this rock in the picture. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/603/
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On my second trip to Ireland in 1990 I walked fro .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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Eagles as seen from the Cnoc Eoghain ridge .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Beara Walk October .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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