Craig y Forwyn, Conwy


Craig y Forwyn, Conwy
Craig y Forwyn

Craig y Forwyn (meaning "Maiden's Crag" in English) is a crag in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located less than a mile south of Llanddulas, near the village of Rhyd y Foel. It reaches a height of 110 metres (360 ft), and rock climbers have identified and rated more than 160 routes for ascending it.[1] The cliff consists of carboniferous limestone, underlain by a seam of coal and a stratum of shale bearing impressions of fossil plants.[2] The summit of the hill is over 170m (558ft) above sea level. Nearby is Llanddulas quarry.

References

  1. ^ "Craig y Forwyn". UKC. UKClimbing.com. http://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crag.php?id=1387. Retrieved 24 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Notes on a Small Patch of Silurian Rocks …". Transactions of the Geological Society of London. Geological Society of London. 1841. http://trn.lyellcollection.org/cgi/content/abstract/s2-6/1/195. Retrieved 24 August 2009. 

Coordinates: 53°16′44″N 3°38′29″W / 53.2788°N 3.6415°W / 53.2788; -3.6415


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