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Ox Mountains Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 16, 24, 25, 31, 32, 33 
Highest place:
Knockalongy, 544m
Maximum height for area: 544 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 490 metres,

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Knockalongy Mountain Cnoc na Loinge A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Loinge [logainm.ie], 'hill of the encampment') Sligo County, in Arderin List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 544m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G50428 27513
Place visited by 67 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, arderincorbett, eoghancarton, eamonoc, oakesave, Cobhclimber, DeltaP, TommyV, 40Shades, davsheen, PeakPaul, melohara, shaunkelly, Onzy, Lauranna
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Longitude: -8.760235, Latitude: 54.194193 , Easting: 150428, Northing: 327513 Prominence: 490m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 550388 827518,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckln, 10 char: Kncklngy
Bedrock type: Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds, (Meelick Member)

Ir. long usually means a boat, but in the absence of any story to explain this, the sense 'encampment' seems more plausible.   Knockalongy is the highest mountain in the Ox Mountains area and the 432nd highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/366/
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Ox Mountain Walk .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockalongy in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lough Aghree
 
Peat hag central.
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
Parking at a little car park in a spot known as Ladies Brae on the Sligo way at G531160 A 29071 This walk starts out pleasant follwing the road downhill heading North West. A farm track at G52487 29455 B leads onto the open mountain where there is a a steep climb to 535 meters. Generally this would be the hardest part of any hike considering the trig point is at 544 metres but this is not the case for the highest point in the Ox Mountains. To reach the trig involves a 2 kilometer traverse South West across a boggy plateau covered in peat hags which really hinders progress, especially when one is under pressure to be down off the mountain before dark. The hike to 535m is nice. The trek to the trig point is purely for box ticking purposes. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/366/comment/20151/
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