SH6644 : Looking across the Dam from NE

near to Tanygrisiau, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Looking across the Dam from NE
Looking across the Dam from NE
You might just be able to make out the hail on this otherwise bright (but brisk) day. The lake looks full so not much call for power. The peak in the distance is Moelwyn Bach.
Llyn Stwlan
The top reservoir of Ffestiniog Pumped Storage Scheme, which is held in place by Stwlan Dam, a highly visible local landmark (when it's not foggy).
Stwlan Dam
Large concrete Dam constructed in the 1960s to hold back Llyn Stwlan which is the top reservoir for Ffestiniog Power Station.
Moelwyn Bach :: SH6643
710m above sea level at the peak. It's the second highest peak in the Moelwyn Range. Bach is Welsh for Small.
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2008
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Geograph
Date Taken
Sunday, 6 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 April, 2008
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Place (from Tags)
Stwlan Dam 
Primary Subject of Photo
Dam 
Category
Reservoir > Dam   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 666 444 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.8610N 3:59.2860W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 666 445
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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