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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 245 members. Recently by: Maire-Ni, jackill, JoHeaney, Hjonna, Wilderness, Grumbler, derkelly274, briankelly, fieldoptic, glencree, OisinD, Jim Sheehan, Ulsterpooka, Haulie, JeanM
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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.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/260/
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Knocknahillion (L) and Letterbreckaun (R), taken .. by csd   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
 
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. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/260/comment/6113/
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Wet and windy days can be fun too! .. by IainT   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
 
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