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West Cork Mountains Area   NW: Knockboy Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 706m
Maximum height for area: 706 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692mCaoinkeen South-East Top 555mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 706mKnockboy North Top 649mKnockboy South Top 532mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockboy South Top Mountain An Cnoc Buí (Mullach Theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Knockboy. Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 532m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W00592 60585
Place visited by 65 members. Recently by: jackill, abcd, simon3, JohnAshton, liz50, frostie89, Louise.Nolan, eamonoc, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Wildrover, conorb, caiomhin, daitho9, eoghancarton
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Longitude: -9.441399, Latitude: 51.789288 , Easting: 100592, Northing: 60585 Prominence: 37m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 500563 560649,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc532, 10 char: KnckbySthT
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Previously Curramore in MV.   Knockboy South Top is the 467th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/
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Getting Back to Priest's Leap Gap .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top (An Cnoc Buí (Mullach Theas)))
 
The View from There .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top (An Cnoc Buí (Mullach Theas)))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockboy South Top (<i>An Cnoc Buí (Mullach Theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking down on Knockboy S (was Curramore) from Knockboy
 
john_desmond on Knockboy South Top, 2006
by john_desmond  30 Jun 2021
This summit is more like just a piece of high ground rather than a true summit. The top is is very flat with 2 possible tops about 300 metres apart although I think that the 532m point on the OS map is probably the correct one. As you can see from the OS map, the summit is only 2 metres above the 530m contour yet this contour covers a large area. From what I remember, the whole area was just a mixture of exposed rock, boggy ground and some small ponds, too small to be shown on a map. If anyone was interest in doing it, it might be best included as a short walk up to Knockboy. Park at 'Priests Leap' and head towards Knockboy. At the small plateau at about 540m, veer off right towards Curramore. After the 'summit', go around Lough Curramore and head up to Knockboy. Overall, the only reason for going here is to do one of the 500 metre plus peaks. There are other longer routes up around Knockboy that offer nicer views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/comment/2293/
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Round of Inchinagoum 2 .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockboy South Top (An Cnoc Buí (Mullach Theas)))
 
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