SH5536 : Ynys Cyngar, near Porthmadog

taken 13 years ago, near to Borth-y-Gest, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Ynys Cyngar, near Porthmadog
Ynys Cyngar, near Porthmadog
"Ynys" means "island" in Welsh, but this place is part of the mainland - the last point on the Glaslyn Estuary. The building is known as the "powder house", as this was where gunpowder for the slate mines was unloaded, rather than take a ship full of explosive into Porthmadog Harbour, 2 miles upstream. The mountains are the Moelwyns
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SH5536, 31 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 May, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 May, 2005
Category
Estuary   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 55 36 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.3869N 4:9.0028W
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