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Knockastanna Hill Cnoc an Stanna A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc an Stanna [OSI], 'hill of the barrel') Limerick County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 444m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R86280 56020
Place visited by 22 members. Recently by: John.geary, wicklore, FrankMc1964, omurchu, jasonmc, muschi, sandman, peter1, madfrankie, eamonoc, chalky, masiakaBlr, Fergalh, hivisibility, conormcbandon
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Longitude: -8.203218, Latitude: 52.655543 , Easting: 186280, Northing: 156020 Prominence: 190m,  Isolation: 3.9km
ITM: 586250 656058,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc445, 10 char: Knckstn
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Knockastanna is the 756th highest place in Ireland.

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Barrels of fun .. by group   (Show all for Knockastanna (Cnoc an Stanna))
 
I first climbed this mountain in September 1993 w .. by AussieSean   (Show all for Knockastanna (Cnoc an Stanna))
 
There must be an easier way
by aidand  1 Nov 2011
I climbed Knockastanna up the forest track shown directly to the east of the summit at R 877 560 B. This started off promisingly enough. Then I cut across fields, back into forest and eventually hacked across rough moorland to the top. The windmills, four of them, provide a guide in direction and the whooshing sound of the turning blades is also a guide. Halfway up I realised if there are wind tubines there must be a roadway. This seems to be on the western side of the hill. The views off Knockastanna are quite impressive. The summit is just into Co Limerick. There are 4 wind mills on the northern flank of the hill, but for some reason the upper one was not placed on the actual summit. Nearly 2 hours later wet and bedraggled I got back to my car. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/642/comment/6607/
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Knockstanna .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Knockastanna (Cnoc an Stanna))
 
A century of windmills? .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Knockastanna (Cnoc an Stanna))
 
Green and White! .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Knockastanna (Cnoc an Stanna))
 
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