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Derryveagh Mountains Area   Cen: Slieve Snaght Subarea
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Crockfadda Mountain An Cnoc Fada A name in Irish (Ir. An Cnoc Fada [OSI], 'the long hill') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 529m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B90990 13637
Place visited by 88 members. Recently by: Claybird007, jellybean, Nomad691, Krumel, Carolineswalsh, NualaB, nupat, Seamy13, TessDws, Cecil1976, annem, srr45, pcoleman, DNicholson, AlanReid
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Longitude: -8.141517, Latitude: 54.970077 , Easting: 190990, Northing: 413637 Prominence: 80m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 590938 913613,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crckfd, 10 char: Crockfadda
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

Note that there is another hill of this name between Slieve Snaght and Dooish.   An Cnoc Fada is the 479th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/396/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crockfadda (<i>An Cnoc Fada</i>) in area Derryveagh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The boulder strewn summit area.
 
Boggy Top
by Aidy  10 Apr 2016
Reached from Crockfadda NE Top, which was a short walk, but over difficult ground in places. Very boggy with a lot of tussocky grass. To get back down to the R254 I headed east to near point B from previous comments, made the steep descent beside the waterfall, and had an easy walk from there to the road. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/396/comment/18489/
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