Knockoura 490m hill, Slieve Miskish Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Slieve Miskish Area
Place count in area: 8, OSI/LPS Maps: 84 
Highest place:
Knockoura, 490m
Maximum height for area: 490 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 395 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockoura Hill Cnoc Cumhra A name in Irish
Cork County, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 490m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V62123 46264
Place visited by 37 members. Recently by: Deise-Man, ciarraioch, markmjcampion, TommyV, simon3, DeltaP, IainT, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, MichaelE, chalky, trekker, , kmicheal, fingalscave
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Longitude: -9.992903, Latitude: 51.652513 , Easting: 62123, Northing: 46264 Prominence: 395m,  Isolation: 2.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 462105 546333,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc490, 10 char: Knockoura
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

The Bearhaven copper mines, located to the west of Knockoura on the low but rugged hills above Allihies, were run by the Puxley family of Dunboy. Daphne du Maurier relocated them on Hungry Hill for her novel of the same name.   Knockoura is the highest hill in the Slieve Miskish area and the 595th highest in Ireland.

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Knockoura and the copper mines of Allihies .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Knockoura)
 
"No comments so far about Knockoura", says the MV .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Knockoura)
 
A hurried summit climbed mostly by car .. by Geo   (Show all for Knockoura)
 
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Picture: Dursey Island from Knockgour
 
Hello Beara!
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
It's possible to drive all the way to the masts at the top of Knockgour, or however far you feel comfortable on this twisty farm track. As I was in the wifes car and not my own, I decided to drive most of the way and I parked at the second last hairpin bend at around 400 metres. A short walk will bring you to the masts at the top of Knockgour. From here it's about a kilometer over to Knockoura along a rough track. Great views of both sides of the Beara Peninsula for little effort. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/485/comment/20158/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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