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Comeragh Mountains Area
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82 
Highest place:
Fauscoum, 792m
Maximum height for area: 792 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 626 metres,

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Knockanaffrin Mountain Cnoc an Aifrinn A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Aifrinn [OSI], 'hill of the mass') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 755m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S28560 15290
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Longitude: -7.582201, Latitude: 52.289013 , Easting: 228560, Northing: 115290 Prominence: 289m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 628503 615342,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknf, 10 char: Kncknfrn
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Knockanaffrin is the third highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 75th highest in Ireland.

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Take your time, and savour .. by group   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
Forget the wellies .. by geohappy   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockanaffrin in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Knockanaffrin, 2004
by simon3  7 May 2004
The picture shows Coumduala Lough, SE of Knockanaffrin. Writing of this Claude Wall [Mountaineering in Ireland] said “There is a row of perpendicular boiler plated slabs about twenty feet in height, high in the cliff above Coumduala Lough, which provides an exciting traverse.” I’m not quite sure where he meant, but certainly walking along the edge amongst the various rocky outcrops gives quite a sense of exposure.

Unfortunately the ridge route from “The Gap”, the saddle between Knockanaffrin and the Comeragh plateau has considerable footpath erosion. Despite this, the ridge must be one of the best ridges to walk along in the country, with fine views on both sides. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/74/comment/961/
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View from the top of Knockanaffrin - with point 6 .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
Because last Easter Week was so warm, sunny and d .. by deswalk   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
The actual summit is a jutting outcrop of the con .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
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