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Ox Mountains Area   N: Knockalongy Subarea
Place count in area: 18, 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 Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 544m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G50428 27513
Place visited by 73 members. Recently by: annem, oreills8, Geo, Ulsterpooka, Wilderness, ilenia, FrankMc1964, arderincorbett, eoghancarton, eamonoc, oakesave, Cobhclimber, DeltaP, TommyV, 40Shades
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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 433rd highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/366/
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Ox Mountain Walk .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockalongy (Cnoc na Loinge))
 
Peat hag central. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Knockalongy (Cnoc na Loinge))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockalongy (<i>Cnoc na Loinge</i>) in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A trig with it's bits still intact!
 
Geo on Knockalonga 2021
by Geo  13 Oct 2021
Continuing the route of track 3323 having already done the North East Top.
This is another hill adorned like everywhere else on this part of the Ox mountains, with peat hags of all sizes and stages of squidgyness.
Eflanaga's 2006 comment must have been tongue in cheek, as there was little evidence of the Shangri-la of "light tussocky grass and the occasional peat hag"
Unless by occasional one means every second step!
It is, however a gloriously empty place of any human intervention. No litter, no footprints, paths, tracks or even the now ubiquitous twin tracks of quads. Just pretend the three clumps of wind turbines on the lower slopes aren't there! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/366/comment/23305/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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