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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,

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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 40 members. Recently by: magnumpig, ilenia, Pepe, Fergalh, Toolio, Juanita, Daingean, CaminoPat, Dbosonnet, johnballinger, corkrats, Wildrover, PeakPaul, tommccarthy, caiomhin
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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 912th highest place in Ireland. Knocknaskagh N Top is the second most northerly summit in the Nagles Mountains area.

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Short Summary created by jackill  9 Dec 2011
Park at the Castleblagh forestry entrance W 70804 94284 A, room for 5 cars.Walk up the track and pass the track on your left at junction W70974 94853 B. Follow this track(marked accurately on OSI 1:50000 map ) right, left at a tee junction, pass two tracks on your right before entering a clearing covered with heather. The summit is to the north across the heather. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/794/comment/5553/
 
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)
 
Summer Stroll .. by magnumpig   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
Suíochán Mná Finne .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Knocknaskagh N Top)
 
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