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South Connemara Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 
Highest place:
Shannavara, 358m
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres,

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Knocknasilloge Hill Cnoc na Saileog A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Saileog [An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Ceantair Ghaeltachta)
2008], 'hill of the little willows')
Galway County, in Binnion List, Monzogranite, mafic, foliated Bedrock

Height: 346m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: M01239 39728
Place visited by 16 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, TommyV, geohappy, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, sandman, eamonoc, MichaelE, jimbloomer, chalky, peter1, tphase, taobear, Caithniadh, paddyhillsbagger
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Longitude: -9.485485, Latitude: 53.398662 , Easting: 101239, Northing: 239728 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 3.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 501210 739751,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc346, 10 char: Kncknslg
Bedrock type: Monzogranite, mafic, foliated, (Marginal Porphyritic Granite)

The OS 6 map shows the name Knocknasilloge. This is confirmed by the draft place-names order for Gaeltacht areas. Shannawona is a townland name, but one clearly derived from a hill name (Ir. Seanadh means 'slope', and it is also widely used as the name of this area of hilly moorland. Leaca Donna / Lackadunna is the name of a lower peak about 1km SW of the summit.   Cnoc na Saileog is the third highest hill in the South Connemara area and the 1057th highest in Ireland.

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COMMENTS for Cnoc na Saileog 1 of 1
A lesser visited hill. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Cnoc na Saileog)
 
Knocknasilloge .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Cnoc na Saileog)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na Saileog in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Summit Trig.
 
Where there is a trig .
by sandman  23 May 2016
Trig points were in operation for a period of circa 20 years and depended on line of sight so that is why at their locations the view is quite good, except in circumstances where after their construction forestry was planted or man made objects appeared. The trig adjacent to this summit is no exception and has fine views. Parking at L9967240301 E ;follow the track uphill through an old farm yard where access can be gained to the open hillside via a pedestrian gate. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/903/comment/18542/
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