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MacGillycuddy's Reeks Area   Cen: Reeks West Subarea
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The Bones Peak Mountain Na Cnámha A name in Irish, also The Bones an extra name in English Na Cnámha Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 956.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80070 84680
Place visited by 546 members. Recently by: muddyboots, Chance, Montyt, InTheFade, upper, No1Grumbler, Kirsty, adam.mann, rojon, nupat, Carolyn105, abeach, Przemek, mallymcd, dregish
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Longitude: -9.747047, Latitude: 52.001716 , Easting: 80071, Northing: 84680 Prominence: 37.12m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 480046 584739,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBnsP, 10 char: ThBnsPk
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

A rocky arete between Carrauntoohil and Beenkeeragh. Previously Carrauntoohil Tooth in MV and then The Bones. Changed to have main name Na Cnámha in consultation with Kerry Mountain Rescue (Gerry Christie) and OSi to avoid confusion with The Bone a spur NE of Cnoc na Toinne   Na Cnámha is the 7th highest place in Ireland.

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Or the Tooth? .. by Conor74   (Show all for The Bones Peak (Na Cnámha))
 
112th Knocklyon scouts enjoying Bones .. by jackill   (Show all for The Bones Peak (Na Cnámha))
 
Who named it that?
by jkforde  21 Apr 2011
I've never heard the high point of the Beenkeeragh ridge called 'The Bones' - anyone know the origin of the name as it's certainly not used by the local walkers or climbers down in the Kingdom. There is 'The Bone' ridge further east along the Reeks walk though... Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/7/comment/6307/
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Misty Ridge .. by march-fixer   (Show all for The Bones Peak (Na Cnámha))
 
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