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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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Michael Carruthers will be taking on Mount Snowdon on his hands and knees to help raise vital funds for Birmingham St Mary's Hospice
Lucy Polling from Alzheimer's Society, who joined them on the trek on September 23, said: "We're so grateful to Abdul and Angela for taking on this incredible challenge - climbing Mount Snowdon during the day is quite some task but setting off at midnight makes it extra tough.
lt;B A detail of the Sir Kyffin Williams painting called Mount Snowdon from Nantlle
After watching his family's achievements, Harvey was even more determined to help, and last week climbed 3,560ft Mount Snowdon, the highest point in Wales, raising a total of PS600.
Alfie is climbing Mount Snowdon next month in a bid to raise thousands for soldiers' charity Help for Heroes.
Charlotte Messenger, front centre, seen with her charity ball fundraisers, is to attempt to scale Mount Snowdon, left |
The team from the Birmingham office scaled Mount Snowdon and unveiled the Freeths banner when they hit the summit.
Summary: A mother and her son have been rescued after getting stuck 3,000 ft up Mount Snowdon in Wales.
In a combined 17,373ft climbing effort, participants will scale Carrauntoohil, Slieve Donard, Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon from August 3-5.
The great-grandpa loves climbing so much he is now planning to take on Britain's highest peak - Mount Snowdon - for the second time.
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.
This included a gruelling training schedule, a 12-hour charity football marathon and a climb to the peak of Mount Snowdon.