SH3994 : Glacial valley at Llanlleiana

taken 1 year ago, near to Llanbadrig, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Glacial valley at Llanlleiana
Glacial valley at Llanlleiana
A curving marshy valley that cuts off the Llanlleiana headland from the rest of Anglesey. This end is partly blocked by glacial debris, which causes the poor drainage. Such valleys were formed at the end of the last ice age when meltwaters found escape routes around ice margins. Similar features can be seen in north Pembrokeshire, where Dinas Island west of Newport is a fine example, whilst further inland, Cwm Gwaun is a similar valley on a much larger scale. Another example is the Valley of the Rocks near Lynton in North Devon.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 15 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3915 9481 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.5289N 4:25.3359W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3945 9483
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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