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North Kerry Area
Place count in area: 2, OSI/LPS Maps: 63, 71 
Highest place:
Knockanore, 265.5m
Maximum height for area: 265.5 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 252 metres,

Places in area North Kerry:
Knockanore 265.5mMaulin Mountain 217m

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Knockanore Hill Cnoc an Fhómhair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Fhómhair [logainm.ie], 'hill of the autumn') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Mudstone, siltstone & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 265.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 63 Grid Reference: Q91005 42559
Place visited by 30 members. Recently by: Fergalh, madfrankie, Eileen-Dad, TommyV, wicklore, jackill, Geo, hivisibility, Carrauntoohilboy, chalky, la1ena, eamonoc, atlantic73, dr_banuska, moggy40t
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Longitude: -9.606576, Latitude: 52.523899 , Easting: 91006, Northing: 142559 Prominence: 252m,  Isolation: 15.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 490979 642605,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc266, 10 char: Knockanore
Bedrock type: Mudstone, siltstone & sandstone, (Shannon Group)

The Irish form on the Discovery map is different from that found at logainm.ie: Cnoc an Óir, 'hill of the gold'. Knockanore is said to have been the scene of a great slaughter in ancient times. [OSNB] Tis said that there was a great monument erected in memory of the slaughter in the spot where the trigl. Station stands; it was called Lact na Fulla. [OSNB] This battle is mentioned in O'Sullevan Beare's Historiae Catholicae Iberniae Compendium. The tradition of a great battle is based on the intrepretation of the name as Cnoc an Áir [OSNB, OG], 'hill of the slaughter'.   Knockanore is the highest hill in the North Kerry area and the 1244th highest in Ireland. Knockanore is the most northerly summit in the North Kerry area and also the most easterly.

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Poor foreground, excellent background .. by group   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockanore in area North Kerry, Ireland
Picture: Looking out on the Shannon estuary with the Loop Head peninsula in the background.
 
New Comment: Easy bag.
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
This hill in North Kerry is the highest point in the region so there are some nice views over the Shannon estuary. There is a road leading all the way to the top, so I bagged this one by driving to the top as per Peter Walkers directions. You can actually touch the trig point with your car. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/984/comment/20152/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
After the previous day in the Knockmealdowns had .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
You can drive right to the summit of Knockanore i .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
What a view!! .. by atlantic73   (Show all for Knockanore)
 
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