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Knocknabro West Top Mountain Cnoc na Breo (mullach thiar) A name in Irish
poss. Ir. Cnoc na Breo [PDT], ‘hill of the cut’ Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 592m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W15378 85392
Place visited by 54 members. Recently by: Geo, jacqociarrai, MichaelE, Grumbler, David-Guenot, Lauranna, FrankMc1964, Juanita, CaminoPat, ilenia, Wilderness, muddyboots, PeakPaul, ciarraioch, Martinpeak
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Longitude: -9.23329, Latitude: 52.014629 , Easting: 115378, Northing: 85392 Prominence: 147m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 515344 585453,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc592, 10 char: KncknbWstT
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This is the highest of the three tops of Knocknabro. The peak marked as Knocknabro on OSi maps is somewhat lower (530m) than this peak. The origin of the name is uncertain. John O’Donovan suggested Cnoc na Bró, ‘hill of the quern’, though without any explanation of the name. Another possibility is that the final element is the same as in Broemountain. In Welsh briw means ‘cut’ or ‘wound’. This may refer to the declivity between the two peaks which forms a pass between Rathmore to the N and the Clydagh Valley to the S. See also Broemountain, Inishnabro and Brow Head.   Knocknabro West Top is the 312th highest place in Ireland.

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Drowning is never easy
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill  12 Dec 2012
Start at the track to Shrone at W145 840 A where there is room to park 4-5 cars. Follow the track for approx 600 mtrs and turn off it onto a track that is not marked on the map , it looks like the farmer has constructed it in the last few years. This track allows you to gain some height (100 mtrs approx.) before you strike out across open mountain(or should that be bog). The summit is gained by a hard slog over rutted ground with very wet conditions underfoot. The summit it self is marked only by a small pond. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/292/comment/5052/
 
I seldom say this, but I am glad that having been .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknabro West Top)
 
A Long Hard Slog .. by CaminoPat   (Show all for Knocknabro West Top)
 
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