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Galty Mountains Area   Central Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockeenatoung Mountain Cnoicín na Teanga A name in Irish
Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 601.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R89484 21930
Place visited by 223 members. Recently by: maryblewitt, Stephblewitt, Oisin_Egan, sarahryanowen, No1Grumbler, stuartdonaldson, BrittonOutdoors, ShayGlynn, derekpkearney, abcd, Aidy, Wilderness, Jay9, cclair, nevgeoran
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Longitude: -8.155048, Latitude: 52.349322 , Easting: 189485, Northing: 121930 Prominence: 66.27m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 589436 621981,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknt, 10 char: Knckntng
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Knockeenatoung is the 283rd highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/272/
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As a footnote to the memorial, I was coming down .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockeenatoung (Cnoicín na Teanga))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeenatoung (<i>Cnoicín na Teanga</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
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Summiting a Vandeleur-Lynam, or er, not?
by simon3  23 Jul 2012
Old certainties like "safe as a bank" crumble, don't they? So it was with trepidation that I went with member jackill up Knockeenatoung. My plan was simple, reach the top of this place as a relatively easy Vandeleur-Lynam on what was scheduled to be a dry day in a wet summer. And I have mostly explored the Galtys from the north side, so this would be different.

But then I realised. The height marked for the place is 601m on the OS. A marginal case which on accurate measurement could easily turn out to be under 600 and therefore not a VL. Was the summit going to be demoted from the list or not? The last time I walked with jackill we went over Corrig in Wicklow and it turned out not to be an Arderin.

A measurement near the cairn with the precision differential GPS unit (accurate to 10 to 15cm) showed that the base of the cairn was less than 600m.

The picture show jackill using a small Victorian instrument known as an Abney level. It won't tell you your height but it will tell you whether another place is higher or lower. And it became apparent that the fairly recent cairn wasn't as high the land around the concrete hut. In fact the peat hag just behind and to the right of the concrete hut turns out to be over 600m.

So, whew, I have one more V-L done. Just 23 to go. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/272/comment/14731/
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Memorial stone: Hi Colin, the stone is in memory .. by Jimmy barry   (Show all for Knockeenatoung (Cnoicín na Teanga))
 
Pic shows a memorial stone just off Black Road im .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Knockeenatoung (Cnoicín na Teanga))
 
Looking back down a rather white "Black road" a .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockeenatoung (Cnoicín na Teanga))
 
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