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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The Cambrian Mountains Initiative's Dyfodol Cambrian Futures (DCF) Project has launched with support from the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.
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.
The night event covered some of the toughest countryside in Wales, starting from the Claerwen Reservoir dam and taking in Towy Forest, Drygarn Fwar - the highest point in the Cambrian Mountains and the Claerwen Valley before a river crossing, washing off the grime, to reach the finishing line.
SOLDIERS descended on the Cambrian Mountains for one of the toughest military tests in the world.
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 17.55 megawatts to the British power station total of 72,600mw.
Livestock board chair Wyn Evans said: "Co-op's premium tier lamb is currently all sourced from the Cambrian Mountains Lamb Group and hopefully this will grow now that it has committed to sourcing British lamb all year around."
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.