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Knocknahillion North Top Mountain Cnoc na hUilleann North Top A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Cnoc na hUilleann. Galway County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 541m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87134 54513
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Longitude: -9.702931, Latitude: 53.528768 , Easting: 87134, Northing: 254513 Prominence: 36m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 487096 754550,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc542, 10 char: KncknhNrth
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

The name Maumean / Mám Éan in this location seems open to some doubt. It ought to refer to a col rather than a peak, but it is not mentioned by Tim Robinson either on his map or in the gazetteer, and since there is a Mám Éan about 6km further to the SW, there seems reason to suspect a confusion with this name.   Cnoc na hUilleann North Top is the 441st highest place in Ireland.

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Lovely spot surrounded by much very steep ground .. by markwallace   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann North Top)
 
View of Maumean ridge cliffs to the right of phot .. by silver   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann North Top)
 
View from Binn Bhriocain of Cnoc na Huilleann to .. by silver   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann North Top)
 
mneary34 on Cnoc na hUilleann North Top, 2005
by mneary34  6 Jan 2005
Maumean is another of the heights in the third quarter(going south to North) of the Maamturks ridge walk. A substantial bearing change is required at this point heading from Cnoc na hUilleann to Binn Bhriocain. As is typical for much of this area the map needs to be studied beforehand to be aware of the very steep sides of the ridge walk. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/373/comment/1409/
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