Erw y Ddafad-ddu

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Erw y Ddafad-ddu
Erw y Ddafad-ddu with Aran Fawddwy (behind) from Aran Benllyn
Highest point
Elevation872 m (2,861 ft) [1]
Prominence37 m (121 ft)
Parent peakAran Fawddwy
ListingHewitt, Nuttall
Language of nameWelsh
LocationGwynedd, Wales
Parent rangeSnowdonia
OS gridSH862223
Topo mapOS Landranger 124

Erw y Ddafad-ddu is a subsidiary summit of Aran Fawddwy in southern Snowdonia, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom. It is the third highest peak in the Aran mountain range.

It is lies at the centre of the main Aran ridge, situated between Aran Fawddwy to the south and Aran Benllyn to the north. Its east ridge leads off to the summit of Foel Hafod-fynydd. The summit is rocky and is marked by a small cairn.[2]


  1. ^ Crocker, Chris; Jackson, Graham. "Mountaineering & Rock Climbing in the UK: Erw y Ddafad-ddu". Database of British Hills. Mountain Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  2. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.

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Coordinates: 52°47′16.35″N 3°41′18.10″W / 52.7878750°N 3.6883611°W / 52.7878750; -3.6883611