Knocknakilton 423m hill, Central Dingle Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Knocknakilton Hill Kerry County, in Carn List, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 423m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q63869 06213
Place visited by 22 members. Recently by: thomas_g, liz50, GSheehy, David-Guenot, eamonoc, ciarraioch, madfrankie, grzywaczmarcin, conormcbandon, simoburn, omurchu, gallybander, PPruzina, Aongus, Cobhclimber
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Longitude: -9.991413, Latitude: 52.191375 , Easting: 63869, Northing: 106213 Prominence: 79m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 463849 606267,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknk, 10 char: Kncknkltn
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

This name is not mentioned by An Seabhac in TCCD. It is unclear what the second element is.   Knocknakilton is the 835th highest place in Ireland. Knocknakilton is the most easterly summit in the Central Dingle area.

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Dull hill requires zero effort.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  2 Mar 2015
This is simplicity itself as a badly deteriorating track leads almost to the summit and can be driven with care. From the car you merely trek about 100m west and you've on the top, which is totally nondescript and barely recognisable as a separate top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/723/comment/5482/
 
Whereas Cummeen is a small hill with a fantasitc .. by dbloke   (Show all for Knocknakilton)
 
view from the top .. by lackmt   (Show all for Knocknakilton)
 
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