SH4356 : Dinas Dinlle

taken 2 years ago, near to Llandwrog, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Dinas Dinlle
Dinas Dinlle
Dinas Dinlle is a small linear settlement behind a shingle bank at the northern end of Llyn. In some ways it resembles Borth on the coast of Ceredigion,and like the latter settlement there are problems here with coastal erosion. Erosion has taken a chunk out of the defences of the iron age fort on the hill beyond the houses. Local information states that the fort occupies a glacial drumlin, but I note that fellow contributor Jonathan Wilkins, who probably knows more than me, suggests that it is part of a moraine.
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SH4356, 48 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Village, Rural settlement  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4360 5665 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.0458N 4:20.1955W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4359 5678
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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