Esgeiriau Gwynion

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Esgeiriau Gwynion
Aran Fawddwy from the East - geograph.org.uk - 700230.jpg
Aran Fawddwy and Foel Hafod-fynydd (left) from the summit
Highest point
Elevation 671 m (2,201 ft)
Prominence 166 m (545 ft)
Parent peak Aran Fawddwy
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
Naming
Translation White Ridges (Welsh)
Geography
Location Gwynedd, Wales
Parent range Aran Fawddwy
Topo map OS Landranger 125
Listed summits of Esgeiriau Gwynion
Name Grid ref Height Status
Foel Rhudd 659 metres (2,162 ft) Nuttall
Foel y Geifr 626 metres (2,054 ft) Hewitt, Nuttall
Moel y Cerrig Duon 625 metres (2,051 ft) Hewitt, Nuttall
Llechwedd Du 614 metres (2,014 ft) Hewitt, Nuttall
Foel Goch (Hirnant) 613 metres (2,011 ft) Hewitt, Nuttall
Cefn Coch 606 m (1,988 ft) sub Hewitt

Esgeiriau Gwynion is a mountain in north east Wales. It is the smallest of the three Marilyns that form the Aran range, the others being Aran Fawddwy and Glasgwm.

The peak is situated to the east of Aran Fawddwy, separated by Bwlch Sirddyn, and stretches right the way round Cwn Cynllwyd towards the Berwyn range at Foel y Geifr. The tops are all boggy in character, all rising from a wild, peat bog plateau. A road penetrates the plateau at Bwlch y Groes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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′56″N 3°38′55″W / 52.798943°N 3.648549°W / 52.798943; -3.648549