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Dublin Area   S: Dublin South East Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW 
Highest place:
Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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Knocknagun Mountain Cnoc na gCon A name in Irish, also Cloghnagun an extra name in English (prob. Ir. Cnoc na gCon [PDT], 'hill of the dogs') Dublin/ Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin List, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 555.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O16328 18627
Place visited by 412 members. Recently by: deirdremaryann, flynnke, 316k, annem, scapania, Siddell1, frostie89, thmswhelan, ShaneMaher, abacusms, Annemcp, No1Grumbler, hood, adam.mann, thrifleganger
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Longitude: -6.259776, Latitude: 53.205614 , Easting: 316328, Northing: 218627 Prominence: 63m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 716252 718656,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc555, 10 char: Knocknagun
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Cloch na gCon, 'stone of the dogs', is the name of the remarkable boulder near the summit [PNCW].   Knocknagun is the 403rd highest place in Ireland.

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Heathery Lump on Ridge. .. by group   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
Knocknagun is a natural extension of any trip to .. by darrenf   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknagun (<i>Cnoc na gCon</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Ghostly Summit Spectres!
 
And out of the mist...........
by Dessie1  18 Oct 2011
Climbed Knocknagun on a miserable rainy misty Friday evening in September.Parked car at gateway to visible track O1410218667 E.Followed track NE direction until I reached the col between Glendoo and Knocknagun(O1508219356 F roughly 510m height).I then took a SE direction to the summit of Knocknagun which out of the mist revealed an incredibly large summit Tor.O1636718555 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/351/comment/6587/
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Cloghnagun is also likely William's Seat .. by barryd   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
A visit to Knocknagun some time ago gave me the i .. by padodes   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
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