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Snowdonia Under Snow

 
Snowdonia Under Snow

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Object Title: Snowdonia Under Snow

Image Type(s): Ice Climbing, Hiking, Skiing, Wildlife, Flora, Scenery, Panorama

 

Page By: Nanuls

Created/Edited: Jun 6, 2007 / Jun 6, 2007

Object ID: 299189

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Snowdonia

The Snowdonia National Park is home to some of Britain’s most outstanding scenery which is even more special when covered in snow. The Parks name might suggest that the area receives a good amount of snow come winter, however due to its proximity to the sea this is rarely the case. It is possible to trace the origin of the name as far back as the 16th century when it just referred to the area directly around Snowdon and the Glyders. The name Snowdonia is derived from the Welsh name for the area 'Eryri' which was thought to refer to the welsh word for snow 'eira'. However, Eryri is more likely to be derived from the word 'eryr' which means eagle, or it could simply mean 'Highland', a theory that is presently extremely popular.

So please add your winter photographs of Snowdonia to this album.

"Who sees them in their summer hour,
Sees but their beauty half and knows not half their power"

Robert Southey
1774-1843

Images


Cantilever on top of Glyder Fach

Cantilever on top of Glyder Fach

Cadair Idris from the Cyfrwy Arête

Cadair Idris from the Cyfrwy Arête

The cone shaped peak of Elidr Fawr and the Irish Sea from Yr Elen

The cone shaped peak of Elidr Fawr and the Irish Sea from Yr Elen

Descent from Glyder Fawr

Descent from Glyder Fawr

Snowdon from Crib Goch, Feb...

Snowdon from Crib Goch, Feb...

Aran Fawddwy from near Glasgwm

Aran Fawddwy from near Glasgwm

Heavy rime on the ridge to Carnedd Dafydd

Heavy rime on the ridge to Carnedd Dafydd

Creiglyn Dyfi

Creiglyn Dyfi

North Wales

North Wales

Hidden Gully

Hidden Gully

Glyder Fawr

Glyder Fawr

Snowdon in the distance -...

Snowdon in the distance -...

Carnedd Llewellyn

Carnedd Llewellyn

March 2005 - fantastic ice...

March 2005 - fantastic ice...

Hidden Gully

Hidden Gully


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