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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 79 members. Recently by: ilenia, JimMc, jasonmc, peter1, eamonoc, Wildrover, IainT, melohara, jacek22m, hawkeye.john62, jimgraham, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, frankmc04, Krumel
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Longitude: -9.748873, Latitude: 51.928774 , Easting: 79750, Northing: 76568 Prominence: 406m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 479726 576629,   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)
This mountain is most closely related to the ridg .. by milo   (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)
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milo on Knocklomena, 2004
by milo  6 Jan 2004
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Sbender, read your peice on Knocklomena, just a q .. by Superterence   (Show all for Knocklomena)
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