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Donegal NW Area   Derryveagh Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 66, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crockfadda East Top Hill An Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) A name in Irish
For origin of name, see An Cnoc Fada / Crockfadda. Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Irish Best Hundred List, Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 454m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B95538 16406
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Longitude: -8.070501, Latitude: 54.995101 , Easting: 195538, Northing: 416406 Prominence: 29m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 595488 916391,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrckEs, 10 char: CrckfdEstT
Bedrock type: Coarse biotite granite & granodiorite, (Main Donegal Granite)

An Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) is the 713th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v254OGsah6w
 
A Gerry McVeigh Film
by CaptainVertigo  12 Apr 2015
Walking in Donegal - Poisoned Glen & Slieve Snaght

This is another top rank piece of work by one of our most experienced film makers. Gerry sets off for the Poisoned Glen at dusk before camping overnight . The opening shots set the scene in the fabulous Derryveaghs. In the morning we see Gerry progressing towards Crockfadda East Top. He highlights the deer fence. I think it's good to have close ups of the kind of everyday stuff we encounter on the hills. Bits of gritty realism simply bring the awesome scenery shots into better focus. Moments later we see the deer moving about. I can only guess at the work involved in all of this. Getting good shots takes concentration, time and patience.
In the background, really relaxing and rather apt music by Ben Rector:
There are way too many love songs
And I think they've got it all wrong
Cause life is not the mountain tops
It's the walking in between
And I like you walking next to me
On to Crockfadda, and then great views of the Poisoned Glen. The rich browns and light stone greys typical of the area are much in evidence on the way to Lough Atirrve, Lough Maumbeg, Lough Maam, and on to lough Slievesnaght. Although the day becomes increasingly overcast by the time Gerry reaches Slieve Snaght, this doesn't detract from the "feel" of the work. The colours, apart from the sky, remain vivid. Distinctive Errigal appears often in the background as a point of reference. The sense of a great wilderness is fully conveyed. Tell your friends!

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