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Keenaght Area
Place count in area: 5, OSI/LPS Maps: 4, 7, 8 
Highest place:
Donald's Hill, 399m
Maximum height for area: 399 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 270 metres,

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Donald's Hill Hill Cnoc na hEarcola A name in Irish
also Knocknahurkle an extra name in English
(Ir. Cnoc na hEarcola [Séamas Ó Ceallaigh], 'hill of the [obscure
element]')
Derry County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 399m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 8 Grid Reference: C74300 17300
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: m0jla, eamonoc, Fergalh, MichaelG55, eejaymm, scottwalker, Wilderness, trostanite, sperrinlad, stevebullers, jimmyread, chalky, sir_boba_fett, muschi, sandman
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Longitude: -6.839835, Latitude: 54.99762 , Easting: 274300, Northing: 417300 Prominence: 176m,  Isolation: 6.3km
ITM: 674233 917285,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DnldHl, 10 char: DnldsHil
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs of 1834 record this hill as Donalds Hill or Knocknahurkle (OSM, ix, 34). Séamas Ó Ceallaigh derives this from something like Cnoc na hEarcola in his comments on the Topographical Fragments in the Franciscan Library.   Donald's Hill is the highest hill in the Keenaght area and the 956th highest in Ireland. Donald's Hill is the most easterly in the Keenaght area.

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Steep but good going
by m0jla  23 Jun 2019
15/05/2019 We used the route from the SW. Apart from being steep it is an excellent route and gives fine views of King's Fort which we visited on descent . Delightful at bluebell time. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/842/comment/20556/
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