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Knockmealdown Mountains Area   E: East Knockmealdowns Subarea
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

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Knocknanask Hill Cnoc na nEasc A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc na nEasc [OSI], 'hill of the quagmires') Waterford County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 486m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S11655 07212
Place visited by 49 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, chelman7, mlmoroneybb, conorjob, Liamob, John.geary, conormcbandon, Wildrover, MountainHunter, Daingean, CaminoPat, ilenia, Pepe, Deise-Man, ciarraioch
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Longitude: -7.830258, Latitude: 52.216892 , Easting: 211655, Northing: 107212 Prominence: 131m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 611599 607250,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc486, 10 char: Kncknnsk
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

The word easc has a number of meanings according to Dinneen, including a marsh or quagmire; a narrow glen between rocks; a stream.   Knocknanask is the 608th highest place in Ireland.

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Rough track before rough ground .. by group   (Show all for Knocknanask (Cnoc na nEasc))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknanask (<i>Cnoc na nEasc</i>) in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
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Approach from adjoining hill.
by Colin Murphy  20 Sep 2021
Having just bagged Knocksculloge, I headed NW, following a substantial track all the way down to S11780 07951 A, where the track forks sharply. I turned left for 100m until I reached a rusty gate. Crossed this to follow a track along the edge of the forestry for another 100m, leading to another track. Walked SE for a bit along this until I found a spot where I could ascend the steep bank and then proceeded directly south for about 500m to reach summit. The final part of this was rough going, over knee-deep heather and uneven ground. The summit is (almost) marked by a pile of stones, but a single pointy rock a few metres away marks the actual high point. This was the last summit in a day's hillwalking of what I named after the Motown group, The Four Tops...Knocknasheega, Broemountain, Knocksuclloge and Knocknanask. I started the first two at S131 065 B and the second pair a short distance away at S128 065 C. FYI did all four in just over 4 hours. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/496/comment/23284/
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With the introduction of the 400 meter list new o .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknanask (Cnoc na nEasc))
 
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