Knocklettercuss 370m hill, North Mayo Nephin Beg Range Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Knocklettercuss Hill Leitir Cois A name in Irish
(Ir. Leitir Cois [amended from OSNB], 'wet hillside of the
river-bank')
Mayo County, in Binnion List, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 370m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F87595 19817
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, tsheehy, Krumel, rowanofravara, scapania, Garmin, GSheehy, frankmc04, trekker, barrymayo, simoburn, chalky, johnv41, millsd1, liz50
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Longitude: -9.719648, Latitude: 54.115169 , Easting: 87595, Northing: 319817 Prominence: 212m,  Isolation: 2.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 487569 819823,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc370, 10 char: Knckltrcs
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

The Ordnance Survey Name Book gives Leitir Cos as the derivation of this name, which it interprets as 'spewy hillside of the foot'. Leitir Cos appears to be an error for Leitir Cois.   Knocklettercuss is the 1012th highest place in Ireland.

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Big-Foot on Knocklettercuss, 2009
by Big-Foot  24 May 2009
Set out to reach the summit of Knocklettercuss using the Bangor Trail out of Bangor. The trail begins at F 86569 22670 A. Parking available beside the GAA pitches. At F 86610 20820 B I left the trail and started up the heather slopes. At sharp climb from 140m to 340m at F 87106 20524 C, but then fairly flat up to the summit at F 87595 19817 D. Good views to south of Nephin Beg range, and out to west of Achill. I returned back using same route. About 7.3km in total, 2 1/4 hours. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/comment/3780/
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Slieve Doom .. by Geansai   (Show all for Knocklettercuss)
 
Nice circular route .. by PaulRevere   (Show all for Knocklettercuss)
 
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