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Carhoo Hill

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Prominence  169 m (554 ft)
First ascent  ancestral
Easiest route  Hiking
OSI/OSNI grid  V437983
Elevation  184 m
Listing  Marilyn
Carhoo Hill
Translation  Hill of the quarter (Irish)

Carhoo Hill or Ballymacadoyle Hill (Irish: Cnoc na CeathrĂșn, meaning "Hill of the quarter") is a large hill south-west of Dingle in County Kerry, Ireland.

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Geography

The 184-metre (604 ft) high hill stands 4 km west of Dingle in an isolated position in the short peninsula dividing Dingle Harbour from the Atlantic Ocean.

The top of the hill hosts the Eask Tower, a solid stone tower built in 1847. It offers a view on a long stretch of Dingle Peninsula and Iveragh Peninsula.

Name

The English meaning of Cnoc na CeathrĂșn is hill of the quarter.

Access to the summit

The walk which leads up to the summit takes 1.6 km from the asphalted road. Due the very interesting panorama it's advisable to choiche a clear day for it.

References

Carhoo Hill Wikipedia


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