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Lissoughter Hill Cnoc Lios Uachtair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Lios Uachtair [logainm.ie] , 'hill of the upper ring-fort') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 401m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L85968 49524
Place visited by 33 members. Recently by: OisinD, MagdaK, Fergalh, Wilderness, Bernieor, madfrankie, juliewoods, trevorf, markmjcampion, fieldoptic, eamonoc, wwwalker, frankmc04, markwallace, MichaelE
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Longitude: -9.718475, Latitude: 53.48358 , Easting: 85968, Northing: 249524 Prominence: 336m,  Isolation: 4.4km
ITM: 485945 749547,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lsghtr, 10 char: Lisoughter
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

An isolated hill occupying the centre of the valley between Lough Inagh and Recess. The quarry on the southern slopes produces the famous Connemara green marble. Walks: for a route to the summit and to Bun na gCnoc, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 129-33.   Cnoc Lios Uachtair is the 939th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/828/
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Connemara in the round .. by fieldoptic   (Show all for Cnoc Lios Uachtair)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc Lios Uachtair in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Lissoughter from the north.
 
Glimpse from the north.
by simon3  7 Jul 2012
Coming down from the Devilsmother by its westerly spur, this was a view of Lissoughter (black and central), looking like it is a peak viewed over a heaving ocean.

The first and second intervening spurs are off Tonalee, to the right of the picture. The higher slope on the right is Knocknahillion making up part of the famous Maamochoige pass. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/828/comment/14709/
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The Devil .. by simon3   (Show all for Cnoc Lios Uachtair)
 
Wet weather alternative? .. by jimbloomer   (Show all for Cnoc Lios Uachtair)
 
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