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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockmeal Mountain Seisceann na Maoile A name in Irish
(Ir. Seisceann na Maoile [OSI], 'marsh of the bare hill') Tipperary/ Waterford County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 559.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S10247 08341
Place visited by 171 members. Recently by: Chance, mlmoroneybb, PaulNolan, jgdarcy, conrad1179, sammullangalvin, DeltaP, Pepe, Dean, ilenia, Lauranna, melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -7.850767, Latitude: 52.227213 , Easting: 210248, Northing: 108341 Prominence: 57.92m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 610195 608395,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc560, 10 char: Knockmeal
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Another possible interpretation is 'sedge of the hornless cow' as maol is feminine in this name. However, note that this peak is in the townland of Meoul, which actually suggests Ir. meall, 'lump', rather than maol.   Knockmeal is the 395th highest place in Ireland.

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A fine view of the eastern hills .. by group   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
Knockmeal is the most easterly of the 500m mounta .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmeal in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
 
jackill on Knockmeal, 2004
by jackill  1 Nov 2004
Knockmeal from the side of Knocknafallia.
The woods you see are the corner at S079 098 B.
You can also see the county wall heading up Knockmeal,
the higher up track of the 2 visible goes all the way around Knockmeal at approx 500 mtr level to meet the track on the map that starts at S083 112 C
This is a good starting/end point for a traverse of the range. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/comment/1292/
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For my eastern approach of Knockmeal, I parked my .. by csd   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
View of Knockmeal from S083 112 C. Followed .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
Simple walk following the wall from Crohan West, .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
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