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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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Knocklomena Mountain Cnoc an Mheannáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Mheannáin [TH], 'hill of the kid (goat)') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79750 76568
Place visited by 80 members. Recently by: Wilderness, ilenia, JimMc, jasonmc, peter1, eamonoc, Wildrover, IainT, melohara, jacek22m, hawkeye.john62, jimgraham, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, frankmc04
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Longitude: -9.748858, Latitude: 51.928765 , Easting: 79750, Northing: 76568 Prominence: 406m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 479727 576628,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncklm, 10 char: Kncklmn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

In the OS Name Book John O'Donavan suggests the derivation Cnoc Lomannach [JOD], 'hill of the pinnacle'. This would account for the anglicised form Knocklomena. There seems to be some confusion between Ir. meannán, 'a kid goat' and mionnán, 'a pinnacle'.   Knocklomena is the 214th highest place in Ireland.

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sbender on Knocklomena, 2009
by sbender  8 Jun 2009
Yes it's the obvious gully. It's a real scramble. You can stay in the gully for first 1/3, here you'll meet a very slippery rockface. I went south from gully to get around this. Up higher, I crossed the gully to the north after I got stuck. I was on my own, but if you would go with more people and ropes, you be able to complete the climb. Good luck!! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/3830/
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Picture: Knocklomena with Lough Fadda in the foreground
 
Lough Fadda
by DenisMc  15 Mar 2012
Knocklomena with Lough Fadda in the foreground Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/6714/
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