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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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Knockastakeen Mountain Cnoc an Stáicín A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Stáicín [OSI], 'hill of the little stack') Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 581.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R91526 25790
Place visited by 151 members. Recently by: sarahryanowen, obrien116, Jay9, mountainmike, peter1, abcd, chelman7, Grumbler, Ulsterpooka, John.geary, Deise-Man, MountainHunter, markwallace, conorjob, Liamob
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Longitude: -8.12519, Latitude: 52.384043 , Easting: 191526, Northing: 125790 Prominence: 78m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 591477 625840,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc582, 10 char: Knckstkn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Ir. stáca can be a stack of hay or corn. The name appears to refer to the hill's shape.   Knockastakeen is the 331st highest place in Ireland.

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feb24..08 :::Drove up from Rossadrehid Village an .. by hillwalker59   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
Quite a challenge when approaching it from Cush a .. by Dave Slattery   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
Climbed Knockastakeen on Sat 26/08/05. Surprising .. by kkuss   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockastakeen in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking West from Farbreaga, Galtymore is the pointy one in the centre
 
A circuit of Lough Muskry
by peter1  5 Jul 2020
Despite gale force winds and occasional driving rain, I had a really enjoyable high level walk around Lough Muskry. Starting from the trail head near the water works, as mentioned by others, I took an anti-clockwise route starting on Knockastakeen and around to descend off Farbreaga. I then followed the Lough Muskry trail back to the car. 13km and 755m of ascent. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/307/comment/20805/
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