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Knocknagussy Hill Binn Dhubh A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Dhubh [TR], 'black peak') Galway County, in Carn List, Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic Bedrock

Height: 456m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38 Grid Reference: L97903 53450
Place visited by 23 members. Recently by: Garmin, AndyWorsnop, ColinCallanan, eamonoc, paddyhillsbagger, chalky, SFlaherty, John Smyth, Aongus, taobear, Frank12345, Geansai, bryanmccabe, juliewoods, countrychef67
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Longitude: -9.540072, Latitude: 53.521281 , Easting: 97903, Northing: 253450 Prominence: 101m,  Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 497875 753471,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc457, 10 char: Knckngsy
Bedrock type: Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic, (Ben Levy Grit Formation)

The English name, Knocknagussy, appears to be an anglicisation of a different Irish name from the one recorded by Tim Robinson on his map of Connemara: Binn Dhubh. Knocknagussy suggests Cnoc na Giúise, 'hill of the pine tree', or Cnoc na Giúsaí, giúsach being a collective noun. In Connemara it can refer to pine found in the bog or bog-deal (giús portaigh) [Dinneen].   Knocknagussy is the 711th highest place in Ireland. Knocknagussy is the most southerly summit in the Partry/Joyce Country area.

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Wall of Death .. by Geansai   (Show all for Knocknagussy)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknagussy in area Partry/Joyce Country, Ireland
Picture: Knocknagussy cairn with Lackavrea behind.
 
Steep slog!
by paddyhillsbagger  14 Jun 2015
Found a small lay-by on the R345 at L97661 52269 A. Crossed some boggy ground and headed roughly North up a very steep slope to the top. There was a small cairn next to a fence which straddled the summit. Lovely views. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/600/comment/18120/
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