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Nagles Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 80, 81 
Highest place:
Knocknaskagh, 426.5m
Maximum height for area: 426.5 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 293 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknaskagh N Top Hill For origin of name, see Knocknaskagh. Cork County, in Carn List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 406.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 80 Grid Reference: W69960 96124
Place visited by 31 members. Recently by: johnballinger, corkrats, Wildrover, PeakPaul, tommccarthy, caiomhin, conormcbandon, eamonoc, Cobhclimber, madfrankie, hivisibility, Bron, acorn, bsheils, Onzy
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Longitude: -8.439257, Latitude: 52.116702 , Easting: 169960, Northing: 96125 Prominence: 42.72m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 569916 596181,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc406, 10 char: KncknsNTop
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Knocknaskagh N Top is the 910th highest place in Ireland. Knocknaskagh N Top is the second most northerly summit in the Nagles Mountains area.

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Forest walk .. by group   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
Don't under-estimate the pull of the dark stuff .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
I have to admit I was beaten by this mountain.Not .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
SUIOCHAN MNA FINNE - NAGLES MOUNTAINS .. by bsheils   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
Suíochán Mná Finne
by pdtempan  22 Sep 2012
Very interested in bsheils' comment on an Irish name for this mountain. I see that an anglicised form of this name, Seehaunnamnafinna, appears on the 6" OS map, not on the summit, but on the northern slopes of this peak. It is located at approx. W698969 C, about 800m to the north of the summit. It is printed in a font which indicates an antiquity. There appears to be a discrepancy between this information and the marking of a cairn at the summit on the modern Discovery map as an archaeological feature. Can anyone give the true location of this cairn (assuming there is only cairn in question)? Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/794/comment/14820/
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Elusive summit. .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
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