- List of Marilyns in Wales
This is a list of the 156 Marilyns in
Wales. It was originally published in "The Relative Hills of Britain" by Alan Dawson,cite book | last=Dawson | first=Alan | year=1992 | title=The Relative Hills of Britain | url=http://bubl.ac.uk/org/tacit/marilyns/ | publisher=Cicerone Press | location=Milnthorpe, Cumbria | id=ISBN 1-85284-068-4] and is one of several popular lists of hills that include Wales.
In the parent column, the prominence parent is used, as opposed to any other definition of 'parent'. The prominence parent of peak A can be found by dividing the island or region in question into territories, by tracing the runoff from the key col of every peak that is higher than peak A. The parent is the peak whose territory peak A resides in.
North Wales Angleseyand the Llŷn Peninsula
Barmouthto Betws-y-Coedand Bala= Mid Walesand Pembrokeshire Aberystwythto Welshpool South Wales
Llandovery to Monmouth
Mynydd Rhyd ddu, Craig y Castell, Disgwylfa Fawr, Cefn Cenarth, Carn Gafalltand Mynydd Dinashave all been discovered to be Marilyns since the publication of "The Relative Hills of Britain" and are therefore not listed in the book. [cite web | url=http://www.rhb.org.uk/updates/up200604.htm | last=Dawson | first=Alan | title=Update to The Relative Hills of Britain | year=2006 | accessdate=2006-10-06]
fnb|2 Traditionally, the top of "Maen Du" (674 m at gbm4ibx|SH823152) was regarded as
Maesglase's summit. However, more recent surveys suggest that the top of "Craig Rhiw-erch" ("c" 676 m at gbm4ibx|SH817150, some 600 m to the west) is higher. [cite web | url=http://www.rhb.org.uk/marhofn/marhofn49/rhbupdat.htm | last=Dawson | first=Alan | title=RHB Update | year=2000 | accessdate=2006-10-06]
fnb|3 Brandy Hill and
Middleton Hillboth have a height of 205 m and are separated by a "c" 40 m drop. They are collectively separated from Foel Cwmcerwyn(their parent) by a 151 m drop making one of them a Marilyn. However, without more accurate heights, it is impossible to say which is the Marilyn, making them an example of a "twin peak".
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