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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 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 220 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, johncromie, PaulaMc, padstowe, marchiggins, JimMc, clacon, marymac, Podgemus, Lauranna, Dean, tagoona, Peter Walker, IainT, salford7
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Longitude: -9.703948, Latitude: 53.521807 , Easting: 87036, Northing: 253756 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 487010 753777,   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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na hUilleann in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: The view over to the 12 Bens from the summit
Views reward a hard slog up
by csd  26 Sep 2010
Seven years after getting close, I finally made it to the summit of Cnoc na hUilleann. I followed the rough track that starts below the cottage, but rather than heading for Mám Ochóige I cut directly up to the summit at the start of the forest you can see in my other comment. It's a brutal slog straight up, with a small bit of scrambling required, but the views are well worth it. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/260/comment/6113/
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Knocknahillion from the west. .. by markwallace   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
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