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Donegal NW Area
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockalla Hill Cnoc Colbha A name in Irish
also The Devil's Backbone an extra name in English
(Ir. Cnoc Colbha [OSI], 'hill of the ledge or edge') Donegal County, in Binnion List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 363m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C23592 34284
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: NICKY, Aidy, Lucky1, sperrinlad, Ulsterpooka, kmoore, MichaelE, jimbloomer, sandman, nobutada, Terry-Parker, chalky, kenmoore, osullivanm, tiki
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Longitude: -7.630717, Latitude: 55.155148 , Easting: 223592, Northing: 434284 Prominence: 328m,  Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 623536 934265,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc363, 10 char: Knockalla
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Knockalla has twin summits of the same height. It is also known as the Devil's Backbone.   Knockalla is the 1026th highest place in Ireland. Knockalla is the second most easterly summit in the Donegal NW area.

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Fanad-tastic Ridge Walk .. by gerrym   (Show all for Knockalla)
 
Try To Walk The Whole Ridge .. by Aidy   (Show all for Knockalla)
 
The Traverse of the Devils Back Bone .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockalla)
 
There are 2 good ways to enjoy the Knockalla moun .. by glasgowjim   (Show all for Knockalla)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockalla in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Knockalla from Stocker Strand
 
pdtempan on Knockalla, 2009
by pdtempan  20 Mar 2009
Colbha is Irish for a ledge or shelf, and in this view of Knockalla/Cnoc Colbha from the north it is possible to see the ledge which runs along the NW side of the mountain at around 300m, below the summit cliffs. The waters of Knockalla Loughs, situated about halfway between the twin summits, are trapped on this ledge. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/884/comment/3656/
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A nice gentle walk - one way up is to go up the l .. by zayrah   (Show all for Knockalla)
 
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