SH6644 : Llyn Stwlan

near to Tanygrisiau, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Llyn Stwlan
Llyn Stwlan
Enlarged corrie lochan now used, Cruachan style, as a pumped storage reservoir. Offpeak electricity, once generated by Trawsfynydd probably increasingly now by windfarms pumps water up the hill, where its potential energy is stored until required, when the water is let back down the hill.
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Friday, 21 April, 1989   (more nearby)
Friday, 24 March, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 665 444 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.8161N 3:59.3912W
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