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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 94 members. Recently by: eoghancarton, Grumbler, abcd, derkelly274, briankelly, Roswayman, FrankMc1964, Jimmy600leavey, livelife2thefull, Geo, ilenia, ckilm, Wilderness, oakesave, IncaHoots
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Longitude: -9.609229, Latitude: 53.607378 , Easting: 93561, Northing: 263112 Prominence: 43m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 493506 763152,   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.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/414/
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The northerly nose of Knocklaur sticking impressi .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklaur in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
 
View from the North
by fingalscave  15 Feb 2012
I recently posted a photo outlining a route up Knocklaur. From the angle it was taken, it doesn't portray the immense bulk and dramatic profile of this northern spur. This one gives a better impression. Taken from around L928 648 A while descending from Devilsmother North Top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/414/comment/6686/
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View from the north. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocklaur)
 
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