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Y Garn
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Highest point
Elevation 684 m (2,244 ft)
Prominence 56 m (184 ft)
Parent peak Pen Pumlumon Fawr
Listing Hewitt, Nuttall
Language of name Welsh
Location Ceredigion, Wales
Parent range Cambrian Mountains
OS grid SN789869
Topo map OS Landranger 135

Y Garn is a subsidiary summit of Pen Pumlumon Fawr and the fourth highest peak on the Plynlimon massif, a part of the Cambrian Mountains in the county of Ceredigion, Wales.

The summit is marked by a large shelter cairn, hollowed out from an ancient burial cairn. The views include Rhos Fawr, Drygarn Fawr, Pen y Garn to the south and Aran Fawddwy, Glasgwm, Tarrenhendre and Tarren y Gesail to the north. The Nant-y-moch Reservoir can also be seen to the north, with the smaller summits of Drosgol at 550 m (1,800 ft) and Banc Llechwedd-mawr at 560 m (1,840 ft). both Marilyns.

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