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Donegal SW Area   NE: Glengesh Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 10 
Highest place:
Slieve League, 596.4m
Maximum height for area: 596.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 470 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crocknapeast Hill Cnoc na Péiste A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Cnoc na Péiste [PDT], 'hill of the serpent') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 497m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G69340 83778
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: kernowclimber, annem, markmjcampion, eamonoc, PPruzina, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, mcrtchly, simon3, pmeldrum, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Fergalh, PPruz, melohara
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Longitude: -8.47634, Latitude: 54.701099 , Easting: 169340, Northing: 383778 Prominence: 113m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 569296 883770,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcknp, 10 char: Crcknpst
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

This peak is located on the watershed between Mulnanaff and Common Mountain, and on the boundary between the townlands of Crowbane and Tieveskeelta.   Crocknapeast is the 579th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/465/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crocknapeast (<i>Cnoc na Péiste</i>) in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Cnoc Na Péiste summit
 
eflanaga on Crocknapeast, 2009
by eflanaga  1 Jun 2009
Cnoc Na Péiste summit, taken while on a circuit just shy of 15K, which began at Glengesh Viewpoint, taking in order - Common Mtn, Cnoc Na Péiste, Balbane Hill and Maol Na nDamh. As can be seen from the photograph Balbane's windturbines can be seen in the background as can Maol Na nDamh (right). Excellent views all around - no serpents or beasties to be seen but there were quite a few midges, not encountered on the other three hills. Perhaps, they were attracted by the locheen a short distance NNW of the summit proper. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/465/comment/3793/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crocknapeast (<i>Cnoc na Péiste</i>) in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Cnoc Na Péiste from Balbane Hill
eflanaga on Crocknapeast, 2009
by eflanaga  1 Jun 2009
The picture I took from the Spot Height 442 IG 69917 85272 starA which provides a much better profile of Cnoc Na Péiste was poor so I'm including this one taken on the opposite side of the mountain from Balbane Hill. A short drop from the top of the former and a short traverse over rather marshy ground, with the windfarm to your right, will take you from summit to summit in 15-20 minutes. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/465/comment/3794/
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