SN7867 : Moorland west of Llyn Egnant

near to Llyn Hr [water Feature], Ceredigion, Great Britain

Moorland west of Llyn Egnant
Moorland west of Llyn Egnant
This picture shows the glacial origins of this landscape. Llyn Egnant and the other Teifi pools have filled up south-south-westerly grooves left in the bedrock by glaciation drifting out into the coastal plain. Rocky ridges and outcrops running in the same direction separate shallow boggy valleys. This one in particular feeds Llyn y Gorlan, behind the camera. Some of the lakes, like Llyn Egnant visible here, have been dammed to increase their storage capacity.
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2012
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Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Grassland  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Moorland 
Reservoir (from Tags)
Llyn Egnant 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 789 672 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.3729N 3:46.6155W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 789 671
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Teifi Pools  Rocky Outcrop  Glacial Feature 

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