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Iveragh NW Area , SW: Valentia Subarea
Feature count in area: 18, all in Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84
Highest Place: Knocknadobar 690m

Starting Places (15) in area Iveragh NW:
Cahernaman, Cahersiveen, Cnoc na dTobar Pilgrims Path, Coonanna Harbour, Cooncrome Harbour, Coosatemple Cove, Coulagh Bridge Road, unuseableCúm an Easpaig, Ducalla, Killurly SW, Kimego Forest E, Puffin Island, Roads Lough, Tetrapod CP, Villa Nuovo

Summits & other features in area Iveragh NW:
Cen: Cahirsiveen: Beenduff 479m, Beentee 376m, Foilclogh 497m
N: Castlequin: Castlequin 361m
N: Killelan: Killelan Mountain 275m
N: Knocknadobar: Kells Mountain 633m, Kells Mountain East Top 612m, Knocknadobar 690m, Knocknadobar North Top 602m
SW: Ballinskelligs: Bolus 410m, Killurly 331m
SW: Portmagee: Formaoil 206m, Knocknaskereighta 395m, Puffin Island 159m
SW: Skelligs: Skellig Rock Little 131m, Skellig Michael 217m
SW: Valentia: Bray Head 239m, Geokaun (Valentia Island) 266m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Geokaun, 266m Hill An Geocán A name in Irish,
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(Ir. An Geocán [logainm.ie], perhaps 'the pipe or reed' or 'the
lump' )
Feaghmaan Mountain an extra name in English, Kerry County in Munster province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Geokaun is the 1250th highest place in Ireland.
Reachable "On Foot " Y
Grid Reference V38643 77048, OS 1:50k mapsheet 83
Place visited by: 86 members, recently by: chelman7, dregish, Bissboy, learykid, Emiliamain, maoris, Aneta.jablonska, TommyMc, annem, Moses, marktrengove, MickM45, pdtempan, nickywood, arthurdoylephoto , Island visited by 128 members.
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
, I visited this island: NO
Longitude: -10.346194, Latitude: 51.922748, Easting: 38643, Northing: 77048, Prominence: 266m,  Isolation: 4.7km
ITM: 438630 577115
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)
Notes on name: This name is pronounced 'yokawn'. It is of obscure origin, but may refer to a pole or mast on the summit. It may have a parallel in Gokane Point, a headland south of Skibbereen. Feaghmaan East and West are townlands on the slopes of Geokaun.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Gkn, 10 char: Geokaun

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            MountainViews.ie picture about Geokaun (<em>An Geocán</em>)
Picture: Valentia Harbour from Geokaun
Surely the best view in Ireland
by Cormacg 5 Sep 2011
From the top of this one hill you can see the Skelligs to the south-west, the Blasket Islands, Slea Head and Mt Eagle to the north-west, Mount Brandon to the north, Knocknadobar to the north-east, and (if you're lucky) Carrauntoohil and its two companions to the east.

Yes you can drive to the summit and see it all without effort for €4, or you can climb it from sea-level. Park at the Tetrapod car park at Dohilla ( TetPod (V3871 7782)) and climb from the gate of the radio station. Up and down in about an hour, it's similar in height and difficulty to climbing Bray Head (in Wicklow) from the Esplanade. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/988/comment/6509/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Geokaun (<em>An Geocán</em>)
Picture: For the price they could have done something about the mist...
dbloke on Geokaun
by dbloke 27 Sep 2009
One of the easiest summits listed on Mountain Views, but also possibly the most expensive. It's easy to see where all the money goes. You will have no trouble finding Geokaun. Whether you approach Valencia Island from the bridge at Portmagee or by ferry from Reenard, every road junction has a sign to point you in the right direction. When you arrive at the security camera controlled entrance you pay your €5 at the machine and get a ticket. Don't worry, there's another machine here that gives change. At this point you can park up and get tea and snacks, or maybe save that for later. Driving up the track takes you to the first car park where a 2 min walk brings you to Fogher Cliffs. Not quite the Cliffs of Moher Experience, but nice nonetheless. No chance of any Skellig Michael type fatalities here what with all the steel barriers erected for your safety. Onwards up to car park no. 2 where there is a collection of information boards and views West towards Bray Head. There are 30 odd of these information boards dotted around the place. Finally upwards to the last car park where you are quite literally a stone's throw from the summit. At 266m I reckon that makes this €1.88 per 100m, compared to Carrauntoohil (€2 at Cronin's Yard) whose 1039m works out at €0.19 per 100m. And they have showers. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/988/comment/4149/
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The summit is the other side of the gate
by three5four0 28 Sep 2011
Great views to be had from the car park here, and for little effort too. But beware ! The spot height is just on the other side of the locked gates of the mast compound. Luckily these are not high and can be crossed to reach the summit ( only a metre or 2 inside ), giving a polite wave to the cctv of course or ask the nice girl in the cabin at the entrance. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/988/comment/6544/
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dbloke on Geokaun
by dbloke 28 Sep 2009
P.S. I forgot to mention. It also has its own website: http://www.geokaunmountain.com/ Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/988/comment/4150/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Geokaun (<em>An Geocán</em>)
Picture: Valentia Island lighthouse through the greyness
Drive time
by TommyV 12 Jun 2019
Nothing to add on the directions as its very straight forward. The weather turned just as we drove to the summit so we didn't even get to do the short looped walk. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/988/comment/20547/
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