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Dunkerron Mountains Area   NE: Knocknagapple Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 682.1mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 674.3mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 309.3mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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 Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79750 76568
Place visited by 108 members. Recently by: chelman7, Patbrdrck, tryfan, derekfanning, nickywood, Superterence, garv60, annem, Grumbler, glencree, learykid, No1Grumbler, nevgeoran, obanboy, Ulsterpooka
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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 215th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/
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Out on its own .. by group   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
This mountain is most closely related to the ridg .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
Yes it's the obvious gully. It's a real scramble. .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
Easier descent route available
by glencree  25 Jun 2021
Followed Jackill's suggested ascent by the sheep fence (V 80608 78026 starB), which is a stiff climb but does not require scrambling - there are wonderful views of the nearby summits on the way up and eastwards to Beara and the Kenmare river from the summit. On the descent, it's much easier to come down the grassy slope parallel to the fence and about 20m east. This leads down to the grassy track which can be followed back to the entry point. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/23176/
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Reeks and Spectre from summit (29-12-03.) .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
Climbed Knocklomena today as part of a ring walk .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
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