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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Categories: Mountains and hills of Wales | Peak bagging in the British Isles Aonach Eagach, a popular ridge between two munros in Glen Coe, Meall Dearg and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh A Munro is a Scottish hill with a height over 3000 feet (914. ... Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country or nation and former independent kingdom of northwest Europe, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom. ... 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... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (2001) - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion...
Wales has been a principality since the 13th century, initially under the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great, and later under his grandson, Llywelyn the Last, who took the title Prince of Wales around 1258, and was recognised by the English Crown in 1277 by the Treaty of Aberconwy.
Since 1993 and the passing of the Welsh Language Act it has been law for all documents produced by public bodies to be in both English and Welsh.
The Brecon Beacons are in the south and are joined by the Cambrian Mountains in mid-Wales, the latter being given to the earliest of the geological periods(Cambrian).
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