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Snowdon,

Welsh Yr Wyddfa, highest mountain of Wales, 3,560 ft (1,085 m) high, Gwynedd, NW Wales. Its five peaks are separated by passes. There is a rack and pinion railway (opened 1896) from Llanberis to the summit. The Snowdon district, or Snowdonia, is noted for its scenic beauty; most of it is included in Snowdonia National Park (est. 1951). A nuclear power station (500,000-kW capacity; completed 1964) and a hydroelectric power project are in the region.

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1st Earl of, title of Antony Armstrong-Jones. born 1930, British photographer, whose work includes television documentaries, photographic books, and the design of the Snowdon Aviary, London Zoo (1965). His marriage (1960--78) to Princess Margaret ended in divorce

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a mountain in NW Wales, in Gwynedd: the highest peak in Wales. Height: 1085 m (3560 ft.)
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A MAN has been arrested by police after a 4x4 vehicle was found abandoned on the top of Mount Snowdon for the second time in a month.
The group were climbing Mount Snowdon, north Wales, when they got lost in thick fog.
The event was the culmination of the Big Yomp which saw Ian and seven pals climb Ben Nevis, Helvellyn, Scafell and mount Snowdon in four days.
This included a gruelling training schedule, a 12-hour charity football marathon and a climb to the peak of Mount Snowdon.
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