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West Cork Mountains Area   S Cen: Nowen Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Nowen Hill SW Top Mountain Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach thiar theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Nowen Hill. Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 509m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W12777 52052
Place visited by 53 members. Recently by: dodser, Ansarlodge, DeirdreM, a3642278, CusackMargaret, johncusack, jackos, Wilderness, John.geary, mountainmike, Ulsterpooka, Superterence, davsheen, annem, osullivanm
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Longitude: -9.26305, Latitude: 51.714637 , Easting: 112777, Northing: 52052 Prominence: 44m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 512723 552117,   GPS IDs, 6 char: NwnHlS, 10 char: NwnHlSWTp
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Previously Derreenacrinnig East in MV.   Nowen Hill SW Top is the 544th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/437/
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West is best .. by group   (Show all for Nowen Hill SW Top (Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach thiar theas)))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill SW Top (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach thiar theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking accross from Shehy More at Nowen Hill & Derreenacrinnig East
 
john_desmond on Nowen Hill SW Top, 2006
by john_desmond  22 Apr 2006
This summit is located about 1.5 kms SW of Nowen Hill in West Cork. It can be accessed from the road that runs up to Nowen Hill although you do need to negotiate your way through some trees, fences and some boggy ground. It is probably not the nicest or best way to approach this summit. There are some access issues with the road that runs up to Nowen and the way through the forest on the way is boring as the views are blocked. If I was going to do this summit again, I'd probably look into approaching it from the road that runs 2 kms to the West and take in Derreenacrinnig West along the way. At least with this route, you will have constant views of West Cork. The summit itself is marked by a trig point which has seen better days. The view from here is really nice as you can see Bantry Bay and the Beara peninsula to the South-West. Looking North-West, you can see the peaks around Knockboy, the highest in County Cork. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/437/comment/2292/
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Sometimes the pain is worth the gain. .. by chelman7   (Show all for Nowen Hill SW Top (Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach thiar theas)))
 
After taking the coniferous track up to Nowen and .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Nowen Hill SW Top (Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach thiar theas)))
 
Gravel path ensures a handy hike from the West .. by DeirdreM   (Show all for Nowen Hill SW Top (Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach thiar theas)))
 
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