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The Welsh 3,000s are the mountains of Wales over 3,000 feet high (914.4 m). They are also known as the Fourteen Peaks, even though there may be fifteen of them by some counts. Mount Cook, a mountain in New Zealand A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Missing image Waless location within Europe Missing image Waless location within the UK 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... This article is about a foot as a unit of length. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units. ...

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The mountains

All of the peaks are part of one of three adjacent mountain groups in northern Snowdonia, and are as follows: See also Snowdonia National Park The north ridge of Tryfan (seen on the left in this picture) makes an enjoyable scramble in Snowdonia. ...


Snowdon massif

This article is about the mountain. ... This article is about the mountain. ... Crib Goch is a Knife-edged arête In the Snowdonia National Park In the county Gwynedd in Wales. ...

Glyderau

Tryfan is one of the most recognisable summits in Snowdonia. ...

Carneddau

  • Pen yr Ole Wen (978 m)
  • Carnedd Dafydd (1,044 m)
  • Carnedd Llewelyn (1,064 m)
  • Yr Elen (962 m)
  • Foel Grach (976 m)
  • Garnedd Uchaf (926 m)
  • Foel-fras (942 m)

Garnedd Uchaf is not always included, as it has the least relative height, being little more than a bump on the ridge. This brings the list down to fourteen peaks. In topography, prominence, also known as autonomous height, relative height or prime factor (in Europe), is a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains. ...


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