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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crocknafarragh Mountain Cnoc na bhFaircheach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na bhFaircheach [OSI], 'hill of the [obscure element]') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 517m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B87809 16754
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Longitude: -8.191272, Latitude: 54.998124 , Easting: 187809, Northing: 416754 Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 587761 916742,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcknf, 10 char: Crcknfrgh
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

This is the highest peak on the ridge between Dún Lúiche / Dunlewy and Loch an Iúir / Loughanure. The second element in this name is unclear. In the Ordnance Survey Name Book John O’Donovan recorded two possibilities: ‘hill of thunder’ or ‘hill of the lofts’.   Cnoc na bhFaircheach is the 509th highest place in Ireland.

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A panorama of NW highlights. .. by group   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
A commanding viewpoint .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
Climbed 29-05-06. The limited attention given to .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
Easy ascent for a nice tour with stunning views .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Cnoc na bhFaircheach)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na bhFaircheach in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: View to NE of Crcknafarragh
 
The High Route around Glentornan Lough
by jsramsey1491  18 Aug 2018
Last Thursday (16/08/2018) a few friends and I decided to do a recce of a walk around Glentornan Lough. We started close to the Gaelic pitch on the southwestern shore of Lough Nacung Upper, passed by Grogan Beg on our right and continued on to the summit of Crocknafarragh and continued on circling Glentrnan Lough keeping to the high ground to Crockglass and eventually down the western side of a stream in full spate to the south eastern end of Lough Nacung Upper and along the road/track to the Gaelic pitch. The weather was mixed, a couple of showers , a fair wind and a lot of sunshine. The views were magnificent and the cloudscapes fantastic. The first mile or so at the start and the descent at the end, another mile or so, were very challenging but the remaining five miles were great. In my opinion the views on this walk are among the very best that Donegal has to offer.

Stewart Ramsey Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/418/comment/20025/
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