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Knocklaur Mountain Cnoc Láir A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc Láir [PDT], 'middle hill') Galway/ Mayo County, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L93561 63112
Place visited by 82 members. Recently by: Wilderness, oakesave, IncaHoots, GSheehy, Peter Walker, IainT, Lauranna, salford7, Garmin, DesHoulihan, patmoran, tphase, shaygo, markwallace, PeakPaul
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Longitude: -9.608799, Latitude: 53.607195 , Easting: 93561, Northing: 263112 Prominence: 43m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 493534 763131,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncklr, 10 char: Knocklaur
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

The name Knocklaur is marked about 1 km E of this peak on the Discovery map. As there is no summit at this point, it is not clear exactly which hill the name applies to.   Knocklaur is the 509th highest place in Ireland.

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A dramatic location .. by group   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
Best view of the Devil .. by wicklore   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
Knocklaur is an impressive spur pushing north in .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
First top on a Devilsmother Horseshoe .. by fingalscave   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
Approaches from the North and East .. by Onzy   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklaur in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Cairn near Knocklaur
 
simon3 on Knocklaur, 2005
by simon3  7 May 2005
About 1100m SE of the summit of Knocklaur there is this substantial cairn (L94556 62574 I). The 1:50k map (and the Sheet 10 half inch) has the Knocklaur name nearer to this point than what our list calls Knocklaur. However the cairn marks nothing more than a bump with a prominence of only around 5m from the ridge so it is hard to see why it should be given the name. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/414/comment/1684/
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