Cambrian Mountains


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Cambrian Mountains

(kăm`brēən), rugged upland plateau occupying most of Wales; Aran Fawddwy (2,970 ft/905 m) is the highest point in the mountains. The area has deep lakes and is cut by numerous river valleys; the Wye and Severn rivers rise there. Sheep grazing is the principal economic activity.
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Exercise Cambrian Patrol began in 1959, when a group of Welsh Territorial Army soldiers designed a weekend training event, featuring long distance marching over the Cambrian Mountains, culminating in a shooting match on the Sennybridge training area.
He said: "I currently live in the Cambrian Mountains, near Cardigan Bay, and my work represents the elemental detail of objects or living things in this wild and varied landscape.
The Co-operative is also taking part in the event and Patricia Bufton, chairman of its Mid Wales Area Committee, said she was looking forward to showcasing how the Co-operative is supporting the local Cambrian Mountain Initiative.
Sited 750ft above sea level in the Cambrian Mountains, near Machynlleth, mid Wales, the shed is made entirely from recycled materials.
SITUATED right on the shore overlooking Cardigan Bay, Sunbeach Holiday Park is perfectly placed for a seaside or countryside escape, with the waves lapping at the doorstep and a gorgeous backdrop of the Cambrian Mountains behind.
The Cambrian Mountains Initiative (CMI) aims to provoke excitement among foodies by celebrating the start of the hill lamb season, which runs from July to January.
Because of its origins high in the Cambrian Mountains and its relatively short length, it is prone to flooding and some roads in the lower catchment can become impassable during very wet weather.
THE highly controversial Cefn Croes wind farm proposed for the beautiful Cambrian Mountains, not far from Aberystwyth, will add just 17.
Ty Nant water is sourced in the Cambrian Mountains in West Wales.
The day will be the longest of all the stages and will also see cyclists tackle the most climbing, with a total ascent of 4,133m, as they feel the force of the Welsh mountains with the stage heading through the Clwydian Hills and Cambrian Mountains.
The spine of Wales is the Cambrian Mountains, and when even more of the new 475 feet monsters are built across the mere 60 miles width of Wales in its centre, they may be seen from border to coast.
Cycling through the Cambrian Mountains, then quaff ale made at the Heart of Wales Brewery in Llanwrtyd Wells.