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Knocknahillion Mountain Cnoc na hUilleann A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc na hUilleann Thiar [TR], 'hill of Uillinn Thiar') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 607m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87036 53756
Place visited by 263 members. Recently by: garv60, nevgeoran, TommyMc, annem, Aciddrinker, Chance, young_mephisto, upper, No1Grumbler, obrien116, chrismcgivney, pcost, Carolyn105, derekpkearney, GSheehy
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Longitude: -9.703964, Latitude: 53.521816 , Easting: 87036, Northing: 253756 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 487009 753778,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknh, 10 char: Kncknhln
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Rather than a hill-name, Uillinn Thiar is the name of a townland meaning 'elbow - west'.   Cnoc na hUilleann is the 272nd highest place in Ireland.

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Knocknahillion (L) and Letterbreckaun (R), taken .. by csd   (Show all for Knocknahillion (Cnoc na hUilleann))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknahillion (<i>Cnoc na hUilleann</i>) in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: The Twelve Bens from the summit of Knocknahillion
 
One of my favourites!!!
by young_mephisto  6 Jan 2021
The Maumahoge Saddle is one of my favourite hikes so it is nice to get a new perspective. I climbed this peak during a beautiful heatwave in July 2020. A fairly straighforward hike from the saddle where you can continue along a very obvious ridge. Aim to approach the summit from the north-east as the southern approach is very steep with a near cliff like drop off. The summit is unremarkable but the views on a clear day are unbeatable. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/260/comment/22004/
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