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Moel y Wyddfa, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Moel-y-Wyddfa, the highest peak of Snowdon, in Carnarvonshire. It is the highest ground in Wales, higher than any in England, has an altitude of 3571 feet, and bears on its top the mark of the ordnance survey. Its name signifies " the conspicuous summit." See SNOWDON.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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