Moel y Garnedd facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMoel y Garnedd
|Elevation||360 m (1,180 ft)|
|Prominence||85 m (279 ft)|
|Parent peak||Arenig Fawr|
|English translation||Bare Hill of the Cairn|
|Language of name||Welsh|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 124 / "Explorer" OL18|
Location and Summit View
Moel y Garnedd is a member of the Arenig range, with Arenig Fawr lying approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) to the west. It is the high point of an area of moorland known as the Gwastadros. On a clear day Snowdon and the Glyderau can be seen in a gap near Arenig Fach and Mynydd Nodol, 21 miles (34 km) away. Carnedd y Filiast, Moel y Gydros and Moel Emoel are to the north / northeast, with the more distant Mwdwl-eithin on the Denbigh Moors peeking over the horizon, 12 miles (19 km) away. To the east are the Clwydian Range summits of Moel y Gamelin and Moel Morfydd, along with Cyrn-y-Brain, a spur of Esclusham Mountain of which its twin radio towers are just discernible 22 miles (35 km) away on a clear day. Cadair Berwyn and Bala Lake are to the east / southeast, and to the southwest is Aran Benllyn, Cadair Idris and Dduallt. The furthest feature visible is Fron Hafod hill, within the Llandegla Forest, 22 miles (35 km) distant.
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