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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: -9.485486, Latitude: 53.398671 , Easting: 101239, Northing: 239728 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 3.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 501210 739752,   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 1056th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na Saileog in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Looking NW
 
Knocknasilloge
by Jamessheerin  18 Jan 2011
Well worth the effort; this hill is off the beaten track but has great views of the usual suspects in Connemara- the Bens & Turks, from an unusual angle. Going offroad at L992 401 A, heading SE to the summit of Lackadunna (317m). Several false tops over good ground on the way. The trig point (in great condition) at Knocknasilloge (346m) is a further 850m to the NE over boggy ground. Rounded off the morning by doing several more tops to the NW, coming back to the road at L998 403 B. Something to watch out for on top- an immense standing stone (glacial erratic). An honour to be the first to log this one for Mountain Views! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/903/comment/6203/
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Where there is a trig . .. by sandman   (Show all for Cnoc na Saileog)
 
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