SN7685 : View over Nant-y-Moch dam

4 km from Ponterwyd, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

View over Nant-y-Moch dam
View over Nant-y-Moch dam
Taken from the scenic mountain road. If current proposals for the Nant y Moch wind farm are approved, the whole of the skyline in this picture will be populated with wind turbines, together with the slopes at the far end of the reservoir. To give an idea of the scale of destruction to this attractive landscape, the top of Bryn Gwyn on the left of the picture is less than 100m above the reservoir, whereas each turbine to be placed on the top of Bryn Gwyn is 143m from base to tip, thus totally dwarfing the reservoir and surrounding landscape.
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2012
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Water resources  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 76029 85618 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.2642N 3:49.5486W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 76029 85618
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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