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Iveragh NW Area
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Bolus Hill Cnoc Bhólais A name in Irish
Ir. Cnoc Bhólais [logainm.ie], poss. 'hill of the round lump’ [PDT] Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 410m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V39900 63500
Place visited by 28 members. Recently by: Deise-Man, learykid, Bernieor, madfrankie, Fergalh, TommyV, hillwalker, conormcbandon, Eirepur, frankmc04, Wilderness, MichaelE, jimbloomer, chalky, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -10.321691, Latitude: 51.801398 , Easting: 39900, Northing: 63500 Prominence: 385m,  Isolation: 3.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 439885 563564,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bolus, 10 char: Bolus
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

This peak is on a headland which runs out between St. Finan's Bay and Ballinskelligs Bay. It is possible that the name originally applied to Bolus Head, which is recorded as Canboles in 1595 on Mercator's map of Ireland. Canboles probably represents Ir. Ceann Bhólais. The element bolus is probably the English word denoting a round mass, ultimately from medieval Latin. Such a learned name is plausible given that Bolus Head was a landmark for seafarers with an importance beyond its immediate locality.   Cnoc Bhólais is the 892nd highest place in Ireland.

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A view in a million! .. by markmjcampion   (Show all for Cnoc Bhólais)
 
Short but rewarding summit walk .. by three5four0   (Show all for Cnoc Bhólais)
 
Scenic Walk at Tip of Iveragh .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Cnoc Bhólais)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc Bhólais in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking SW towards the Barracks on my climb up to Bolus Hill
 
Windy Climb
by Wilderness  4 Apr 2016
The best place to begin this walk is on the country road west of Bolus. You will find a small Monument on this road which is the best place to park: V388650 A. Walk about a mile down the road and you will come to fork in the road: V392636 E and take the left lane which will lead you to a path up towards the ridge. Unfortunately I got gail force winds and no views at the top. I will have to come back another day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/782/comment/18483/
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Fine views .. by TommyV   (Show all for Cnoc Bhólais)
 
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