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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,

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 Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79750 76568
Place visited by 87 members. Recently by: jamesmforrest, thomas_g, Lauranna, strangeweaver, liz50, millsd1, Geo, Wilderness, ilenia, JimMc, jasonmc, peter1, eamonoc, Wildrover, IainT
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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 216th highest place in Ireland.

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Out on its own .. by group   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklomena in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
 
milo on Knocklomena, 2004
by milo  6 Jan 2004
This mountain is most closely related to the ridge east of it, extending to Boughil. An easy climb of about 350 metres can be made over grassy slopes from the East. More direct approaches from above the lake not for the faint-hearted. Descent to the south is feasible with caution. Photo 2 shows Mullaganattin seen from the summit in a 180mm equivalent lens. Photo 3 is remarkable in that in combines a clear-air view of the Reeks with a Brocken Spectre. Unique in my experience (29-12-03.) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/799/
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Yes it's the obvious gully. It's a real scramble. .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Reeks and Spectre from summit (29-12-03.) .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Climbed Knocklomena today as part of a ring walk .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Photo 2 .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
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