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Part of the Migneint's great expanse of moorland

The Migneint (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈmɪgnaint]) is a large expanse of moorland in central Snowdonia, North Wales. It is part of the Migneint-Arenig-Dduallt Special Area of Conservation, along with the mountains Arenig Fawr, Arenig Fach and Dduallt [1], covering a range of nearly 20,000 ha. It is either the largest area of blanket bog in Wales [2], or the second largest, after the Berwyn range, further to the east [1]. Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... Moorland in the Pennines (England); Coarse grasses and bracken tend to dominate especially in high rainfall areas. ... Tryfans north ridge (seen on the left in this picture) in Snowdonia. ... This article is about the country. ... A Special Area of Conservation (SAC) is defined in the European Commission Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), also known as the Directive on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora. ... Arenig Fawr is a mountain in southern Snowdonia, north Wales. ... Dduallt is a mountain in central Snowdonia, North Wales. ... A hectare (symbol ha) is a unit of area, equal to 10 000 square metres, commonly used for measuring land area. ... A Blanket bog is a type of bog found mainly in the midlands of the Republic of Ireland. ... Cadair Berwyn, with Llyn Lluncaws in the foreground The Berwyn Range is an isolated and sparsely-populated area of moorland located in the north-east of Wales, United Kingdom, roughly bounded by Llangollen in the north-east, Corwen in the north_west, Bala in the south-west, and Oswestry in the...

The area includes a few small lakes, including Llyn Conwy, the source of the River Conwy, and is bisected by the B4407 road from Ffestiniog to Ysbyty Ifan. A man-made lake in Keukenhof, Netherlands A lake is a body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land. ... The River Conwy, or, in Welsh Afon Conwy , is a river in North Wales. ... Llan Ffestiniog, also known as Ffestiniog or Llan is a small town in Gwynedd, traditional county of Merionethshire, north Wales, lying south of Blaenau Ffestiniog. ...

Plans have been suggested to hold water on the Migneint for longer, to help prevent flooding in the Conwy valley, but local farmers have voiced concern that this could be harmful to livestock [3]. Boats in the river at Conwy The River Conwy (Welsh: Afon Conwy) is a river in North Wales, United Kingdom. ...

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BBC News | NEWYDDION | Gwrthwynebu newid ffermio mynydd (318 words)
Fe fyddai'r cynllun yn dynodi ardaloedd y Migneint, Arennig a'r Dduallt yn safleoedd o ddiddordeb gwyddonol arbennig.
Un arall sydd wedi gwylltio efo'r cynllun ydi Ieuan Roberts, cadeirydd Cymdeithas Porwyr y Migneint.
Ond dywedodd llefarydd ar ran y Cyngor Cefn Gwlad eu bod nhw wedi bod yn cynnal trafodaethau efo tirfeddianwyr ynghylch y mater yma a bod gan y ffermwyr hawl i fynegi unrhyw wrthwynebiadau'n ysgrifenedig i'r cyngor.
Science Fair Projects - River Conwy (684 words)
It rises on the Migneint moor then flows north through Betws-y-Coed, Llanrwst and Trefriw before reaching Conwy Bay at Conwy.
The Conwy is bounded to the East by the rolling ancient mudstone hills of the Silurian period, the Migneint Moors.
These acid rocks are generally covered in thin, often acid soils and for large parts of the upland areas the cover is of moor-grass — Mollinia spp and Erica communities.
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