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Crockalough Hill Cnoc an Locha A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc an Locha [PDT], 'hill of the lough') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 282m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 3 Grid Reference: C46100 56800
Place visited by 24 members. Recently by: Aidy, scottwalker, Fergalh, Hilltop-Harrier, trostanite, eejaymm, sograinne, chalky, David-Guenot, sandman, mark-rdc, Garmin, jmcg, AntrimRambler, Harry Goodman
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Longitude: -7.273995, Latitude: 55.355791 , Easting: 246100, Northing: 456800 Prominence: 267m,  Isolation: 4.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 646039 956776,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crc282, 10 char: Crcklgh282
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

The northernmost mainland peak in the current MV list, lying about 8km ESE of Malin Head. Has been called The Bens. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 146-47) for details of the festive assembly on Crockalough.   Crockalough is the 1168th highest place in Ireland. Crockalough is the most northerly summit in the Inishowen area. It's also the most northerly summit in Ireland.

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A walk on Ireland's most northerly hill .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Crockalough)
 
A small hill at the most northern reaches of the .. by gerrym   (Show all for Crockalough)
 
Another quick ascent. .. by three5four0   (Show all for Crockalough)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crockalough in area Inishowen, Ireland
 
cjdonaghey on Crockalough, 2010
by cjdonaghey  1 Mar 2010
The views and the wildlife make this a must for all hillwalkers Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/970/comment/4457/
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