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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 898th highest place in Ireland.

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A view in a million! .. by markmjcampion   (Show all for Cnoc Bhólais)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc Bhólais in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Fence to Bolus Hill
 
Short but rewarding summit walk
by three5four0  28 Sep 2011
Drove out to Bolus Head and parked in a small lay-by (room for one car only) at 395628 B. Walked a short distance along the road, went through a gate on the right and followed a track up hill to a shallow col between Bolus Hill and the spot height 284. At this col there is a fence with a gate (& way marked way markers), I turned right and followed the the fence up hill, reaching the summit quickly in the teeth of a gale. This small summit, like the others in the Iveragh NW group, gave fine & expansive views of the surrounding coast and hills, with the barracks giving a fine backdrop for those who like their photos in BW! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/782/comment/6535/
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Scenic Walk at Tip of Iveragh .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Cnoc Bhólais)
 
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