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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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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.
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Dr Ali Bakran, left, with transplant patient Ken Jones and surgeon Ajay Sharma, at Mount Snowdon. A Mount Snowdon climb will be held in memory of Dr Ali Bakran
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The eight members of staff from Oldbury Health Centre took on the challenge to climb Mount Snowdon, in Wales, to raise funds for people who have nowhere to live in the Sandwell area.
Tom Watson took a break from Brexit to complete a personal challenge - as he made it to the top of Mount Snowdon.
A WEOLEY Castle man has whipped himself into peak condition to crawl up Mount Snowdon.
The view of Snowdon, entitled Mount Snowdon from Nantlle, is instantly recognisable as a Sir Kyffin work, with bold, sweeping strokes of the palette knife.
The team is planning to climb Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales and at 1,085 metres, one of the highest points in the British Isles.
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A GROUP of friends climbed up Mount Snowdon in tribute to their late friend Vinnie Holligan and to their mate Dan Cousineau who is hospital in a coma.