Geokaun 266m hill, Iveragh NW Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Iveragh NW Area
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Geokaun Hill Valentia Island Island An Geocán A name in Irish
also Feaghmaan Mountain an extra name in English
(Ir. An Geocán [logainm.ie], perhaps 'the pipe or reed' or 'the lump'
)
Kerry County, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Reachable "On Foot " Y
Height: 266m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V38641 77043
Place visited by 50 members. Recently by: Deise-Man, omurchu, jcoshea, Dbosonnet, aifric_n04, peter1, Wildrover, DeltaP, IainT, 3K_Fters, markmjcampion, Ulsterpooka, JohnAshton, liz50, tsheehy
Island visited by 62 members.
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Longitude: -10.346247, Latitude: 51.922648 , Easting: 38641, Northing: 77043 Prominence: 266m,  Isolation: 4.7km
ITM: 438626 577104,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gkn, 10 char: Geokaun
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

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.   Geokaun is the 1243th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Geokaun in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
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 (V3871 7782 A) 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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/988/comment/6509/
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One of the easiest summits listed on Mountain Vie .. by dbloke   (Show all for Geokaun)
 
The summit is the other side of the gate .. by three5four0   (Show all for Geokaun)
 
P.S. I forgot to mention. It also has its own web .. by dbloke   (Show all for Geokaun)
 
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