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The River Aeron (Afon Aeron in Welsh) is a small river in west Wales that flows into Cardigan Bay at Aberaeron. It also referred to on some older maps as the River Ayron Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English and Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² NUTS... The term Cardigan Bay, when used by itself, can refer to: A horse called Cardigan Bay A bay in Wales called Cardigan Bay A bay in Prince Edward Island called Cardigan Bay This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... Aberaeron is a seaside town in Ceredigion, Wales. ...


It has its source in a range of rolling hills at Grid reference: SN620670 (http://www.rhaworth.myby.co.uk/oscoor_a.htm?SN620670_region:GB_scale:25000) east of Hafod Ithel. One of the main sources is the mineral spring at Ffynnon Drewi above Langeitho. It then follows a more or less westerly and the north westerly track to the sea. It has a rather broad valley bounded by low hills and has relatively few significant tributaries. Those that it does have include the Gwenffrwd, Nant Wysg, Nant Picadilly and Nant Rhiw Afallan. The Afon Mydyr drains an area of old woodlands and dairy farming and includes the old farm of Rhiwbren Fawr. This article is about the map grid references in the UK. For the Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ...


The Aeron passes by the village of Ciliau Aeron and then through Felinfach. It passes close to the restored mansion at Llanerchaeron which is now in the care of the National Trust before entering the picturesque town of Aberaeron where it enters the sea. The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as the National Trust, is an organisation which works to preserve and protect coastline, countryside and buildings in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. ...


Despite the relatively small size of the river, it sustains a healthy population of salmon and Brown trout. The Chinook or King Salmon is the largest salmon in North America and can grow up to 58 long and 126 pounds. ... Trinomial name Salmo trutta fario Salmo trutta trutta The Brown Trout (Salmo trutta fario) and the Sea Trout (Salmo trutta trutta) are subspecies distinguished chiefly by the fact that the Brown Trout is largely a freshwater fish, while the Sea Trout shows anadromous reproduction, spawning in fresh water but migrating...


Although the Aeron has suffered from intermittent pollution including some severe incidents in the 1970s caused by creamery waste and crude sewage escapes in the Felinfach area, the principal impacts are now diffuse agricltural waste, pesticides from agriculture and acidification especially from upland forestry plantations. Pollution is the release of harmful environmental contaminants, or the substances so released. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ... the plane is spreading pesticide. ... Forestry (formally known as silviculture) is the art, science, and practice of studying and managing forests and related natural resources. ...


 
 

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