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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,

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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 24 members. Recently by: Fergalh, TommyV, hillwalker, conormcbandon, Eirepur, frankmc04, Wilderness, MichaelE, jimbloomer, chalky, markmjcampion, scapania, ahendroff, trekker, Conor74
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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.   Bolus is the 891st 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)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc Bhólais in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Trig with the Skelligs in the background
 
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by TommyV  12 Jun 2019
Bolus out on the tip of the Iveragh peninsula provides great views of Scariff island and Denish island and the now world famous Skelligs. Due to time constraints we climbed this hill from the South side on a somewhat similar route mentioned by three5four0. From here its only about one kilometre to the summit. However if time is on your side, on the North side of the hill there is an official Bolus Head waymarked trail and you could take in the summit via this route which would make for a good few hours hiking. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/782/comment/20545/
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