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Knockninny & Molly Mountain; Molly Stream SinkFermanagh
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Summary Full report
Site Type: Sinkhole
Site Status: PASSI
District: Fermanagh District Council
Grid Reference: H240287
Rocks
Rock Age: Quaternary, Carboniferous (Asbian, Holocene, Visean)
Rock Name: Dartry Limestone Formation, Glenade Sandstone Formation, Knockmore Limestone Member, Meenymore Formation
Rock Type: Limestone
Interest
Other interest: No data, No Data, doline, sinkhole

Summary of site:

Three swallow holes on an inclined bench between the 170 and 200 m contours drain into steeply inclines Dartry Limestone. The most northerly is an active stream sink below a small cliff with a waterfall cascading over a Tertiary dyke at its entrance. The other two take a trickle of water.


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