Knockmore, Mayo

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Knockmore
An Cnoc Mór
KnockmoreMountainMayo.JPG
Knockmore Mountain is clearly seen as the highest point on Clare
Highest point
Elevation 462 m (1,516 ft) [1]
Prominence 462 m (1,516 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Coordinates 53°48′30″N 10°01′17″W / 53.808408°N 10.021251°W / 53.808408; -10.021251Coordinates: 53°48′30″N 10°01′17″W / 53.808408°N 10.021251°W / 53.808408; -10.021251[1]
Geography
Topo map OSi Discovery 30

Knockmore (Irish: An Cnoc Mór, meaning "The great hill") is a mountain on Clare Island off the coast of County Mayo, Ireland.

Geography[edit]

The mountain is the highest peak on Clare Island at 462 metres (1,516 ft) and is the 572nd highest in Ireland.

Access to the summit[edit]

It is a popular walking destination for island residents and tourists and is known for its view of Clew Bay and the west coast mainland as well as a view of the Atlantic Ocean.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Knockmore". mountainviews.ie. Retrieved 2010-08-14.