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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

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Crohan West Mountain Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán [OSI], 'little stack') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 521m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S09673 10200
Place visited by 146 members. Recently by: mlmoroneybb, PaulNolan, marzka, conrad1179, Dean, ilenia, paddyobpc, Lauranna, melohara, Martinpeak, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -7.859127, Latitude: 52.243926 , Easting: 209673, Northing: 110200 Prominence: 76m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 609620 610253,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrhnWs, 10 char: CrhnWest
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Crohan is also the name of a townland in the parish of Newcastle. According to Power, this place is mentioned in the life of St. Declan.   Crohan West is the 503rd highest place in Ireland.

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My favourite vantage point of the Knockmealdowns .. by group   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crohan West in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Crohan West, 2003
by simon3  3 Mar 2003
Crohan West (Cruachán in Irish) can be a convenient start to a circuit of the main mountains of the Knockmealdowns. It can be reached by ascending up a forest ride (narrow unplanted strip) just west of the Liam Lynch memorial.
Looked at from the summit, the two walls in the picture are like arms pointing towards two of the principal mountains. Knockmeal is to the left of the picture, Knocknafallia to the right. Knockmeal, to the south of Crohan, which would often be the next summit to visit in a circuit, can be reached along a heathery ridge nearly 2km long. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/410/comment/362/
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Very wet day down south so I decided to get a few .. by jackill   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
On 10th August 2005, in what turned out to be a g .. by mneary34   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
Crohan West from the col between Knocknafallia a .. by jackill   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
With not much time on a Sunday, I had to climb Cr .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
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