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Great Orme

The Great Orme (Y Gogarth or Pen y Gogarth) is a prominent limestone headland on the north coast of Wales, next to the town of Llandudno. [1]

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Alpine plant

Alpine plants are plants that grow in the alpine climate, which occurs at high elevation and above the tree line.

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Anacamptis pyramidalis

Anacamptis pyramidalis, the pyramidal orchid, is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the genus Anacamptis of the family Orchidaceae.

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Anglesey

Anglesey (Ynys Môn) is an island off the north-west coast of Wales.

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Armeria maritima

Armeria maritima is the botanical name for a species of flowering plant.

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Bangor-on-Dee

Bangor-on-Dee (Bangor-is-y-Coed or Bangor Is Coed) is a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales.

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Baptism

Baptism (from the Greek noun βάπτισμα baptisma; see below) is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably with the use of water, into the Christian Church generally and also a particular church.

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BBC Cymru Wales

BBC Cymru Wales (an amalgamation of the BBC Wales and the BBC Cymru) is a division of the BBC, and the national broadcaster for Wales.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bed and breakfast

A bed and breakfast (Typically shortened to B&B but also spelled BnB in Internet usage) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast, but usually does not offer other meals.

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Bell pit

A bell pit is a primitive method of mining coal, iron ore or other minerals where the coal or ore lies near the surface.

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Bishop of Bangor

The Bishop of Bangor is the ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Bangor.

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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Butterfly

Butterflies are part of the class of insects in the order Lepidoptera, along with the moths.

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Caernarfon

Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615 (this figure does not include nearby Bontnewydd or Caeathro, as they are in separate communities).

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Cartography

Cartography (from Greek χάρτης khartēs, "map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps.

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Caterpillar

Caterpillar is the common name for the larvae of members of the order Lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moths).

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Celtic Christianity

Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were practiced across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages.

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Chain Home Low

Chain Home Low (CHL) was the name of a British early warning radar system operated by the RAF during World War II.

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Clergy house

A clergy house is the residence, or former residence, of one or more priests or ministers of religion.

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Commote

A commote (Welsh cwmwd, sometimes spelt in older documents as cymwd, plural cymydau, less frequently cymydoedd),Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (University of Wales Dictionary), p. 643 was a secular division of land in Medieval Wales.

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Continental Europe

Continental Europe, also referred to as mainland Europe or simply the Continent (particularly by Britons, Azores and Madeira Portuguese, Balearic and Canary Spaniards, Icelanders and other European island nations, and peninsular Scandinavians), is the continent of Europe, explicitly excluding the islands of Europe.

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Conwy County Borough

Conwy County Borough (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy) is a unitary authority area in the north of Wales.

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Conwy County Borough Council

Conwy County Borough Council (Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy) is the governing body for Conwy County Borough, one of the unitary authority areas of Wales.

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Copper extraction techniques

Copper extraction techniques refers to the methods for obtaining copper from its ores.

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Cotoneaster cambricus

Cotoneaster cambricus (Wild Cotoneaster; Welsh: Creigafal y Gogarth "rock apple of Gogarth") is a species of Cotoneaster endemic to the Great Orme peninsula in north Wales.

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Creuddyn Peninsula

Creuddyn Peninsula is the geographical term for a peninsula in the county borough of Conwy in Wales.

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Dolomite

Dolomite is an anhydrous carbonate mineral composed of calcium magnesium carbonate, ideally CaMg(CO3)2.

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Edward I of England

Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.

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Electrical telegraph

An electrical telegraph is a telegraph that uses electrical signals, usually conveyed via dedicated telecommunication lines or radio.

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Episinus truncatus

Episinus truncatus is a small dark tangle-web spider.

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Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time.

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Feral organism

A feral animal (from Latin fera, "a wild beast") is an animal living in the wild but descended from domesticated individuals.

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Folklore

Folklore can be described as traditional art, literature, knowledge, and practices that are passed on in large part through oral communication and example.

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Fulmar

The fulmars are tubenosed seabirds of the family Procellariidae.

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Geology

Geology (from the Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science comprising the study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change.

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Geranium

Geranium is a genus of 422 species of flowering annual, biennial, and perennial plants that are commonly known as the cranesbills.

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Grade II* listed buildings in Conwy County Borough

In the United Kingdom, the term listed building refers to a building or other structure officially designated as being of special architectural, historical, or cultural significance; Grade II* structures are those considered to be "particularly important buildings of more than special interest".

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Grayling (butterfly)

The Grayling (Hipparchia semele) is a species in the brush-footed butterfly family Nymphalidae.

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Great Orme Tramway

The Great Orme Tramway (Tramffordd y Gogarth) is a cable-hauled gauge tramway in Llandudno in north Wales.

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Guillemot

Guillemots is the common name for several species of seabird in the auk family (part of the order Charadriiformes).

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Gull

Gulls, often referred to as seagulls, are seabirds of the family Laridae in the sub-order Lari.

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Gwalchmai ap Meilyr

Gwalchmai ap Meilyr (fl. 1130 - 1180) was a Welsh language court poet from Ynys Môn who composed poems in praise of Owain Gwynedd, king of Gwynedd, and his brothers.

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Headlands and bays

Headlands and bays are two related features of the coastal environment.

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Heritage coast

A heritage coast is a strip of coastline in England and Wales, the extent of which is defined by agreement between the relevant statutory national agency and the relevant local authority.

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Hill fort

A hill fort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage.

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Holyhead

Holyhead (Caergybi, "Cybi's fort") is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales.

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Horseshoe bat

Horseshoe bats make up the bat family Rhinolophidae.

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Ice age

An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.

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Irish Sea

The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain.

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Iron Age

The Iron Age is the period generally occurring after the Bronze Age, marked by the prevalent use of iron.

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Isle of Man

The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), otherwise known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Kingdom of Gwynedd

The Principality or Kingdom of Gwynedd (Latin: Venedotia or Norwallia; Middle Welsh: Guynet) was one of several successor states to Rome which emerged in 5th-century Britain during the Coming of the Saxons.

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Kittiwake

The kittiwakes (genus Rissa) are two closely related seabird species in the gull family Laridae, the black-legged kittiwake (R. tridactyla) and the red-legged kittiwake (R. brevirostris).

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Lake District

The Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England.

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Lighthouse

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and used as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).

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Little Orme

The Little Orme (Rhiwledyn, also known as Trwyn y Fuwch, Trwyn y Gogarth and Y Gogarth Fach) is in height, and is a HuMP.

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Little owl

The little owl (Athene noctua) is a bird that inhabits much of the temperate and warmer parts of Europe, Asia east to Korea, and north Africa.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Liverpool and North Wales Steamship Company

The Liverpool and North Wales Steamship Company (LNWSC) was a pleasure cruise company, based in Liverpool.

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Liverpool Bay

Liverpool Bay is a bay of the Irish Sea between northeast Wales, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside to the east of the Irish Sea.

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Llandudno

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.

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Llandudno Cable Car

The Llandudno Cable Car is an attraction in the seaside resort of Llandudno in Conwy County Borough, Wales.

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Llanrhos

Llanrhos (also called Eglwys Rhos) is a village to the east and south of Llandudno in the Conwy County Borough, Wales.

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Llysfaen

Llysfaen is a village and community in Conwy County Borough overlooking the north coast of Wales.

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Marilyn (geography)

A Marilyn is a mountain or hill in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland or Isle of Man with a prominence of at least 150 metres (492 ft), regardless of absolute height or other merit.

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Markhor

The markhor (Capra falconeri; مرغومی marǧūmi; Persian/Urdu) is a large species of wild goat that is found in north-eastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, Kashmir, southern Tajikistan and southern Uzbekistan.

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Marrubium vulgare

Marrubium vulgare (white horehound or common horehound) is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to Europe, northern Africa, and southwestern and central Asia.

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Merchant navy

A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a certain country.

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Mersey Docks and Harbour Company

The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company (MDHC), formerly the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB), owns and administers the dock facilities of the Port of Liverpool, on the River Mersey, England.

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Mostyn baronets

The Mostyn baronets are two lines of Welsh baronets holding baronetcies created in 1660 and 1670, both in the Baronetage of England.

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Moth

Moths are a group of insects related to butterflies belonging to the order Lepidoptera.

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Mwdwl-eithin

Mwdwl-eithin is the highest point on the Denbigh Moors (Welsh: Mynydd Hiraethog) of North Wales.

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Navigational aid

A navigational aid (also known as aid to navigation, ATON, or navaid) is any sort of marker which aids the traveler in navigation; the term is most commonly used to refer to nautical or aviation travel.

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North Wales

North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales.

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North Wales Path

The North Wales Path is a long-distance walk of some that runs close to the North Wales coast between Prestatyn in the east and Bangor in the west.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during about the 9th to 13th centuries.

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Open-pit mining

Open-pit or open-cast mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain and is one of the world's largest producers of maps.

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Owain Glyndŵr

Owain Glyndŵr, or Owain Glyn Dŵr, (c. 1349 or 1359 – c. 1415) was a Welsh ruler and the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru).

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Ozyptila

Ozyptila is a genus of rather small crab spiders.

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Paddle steamer

A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.

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Parish church

A parish church (or parochial church) in Christianity is the church which acts as the religious centre of a parish.

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Peregrine falcon

The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae.

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Petrifying well

A petrifying well is a well which give objects a stone-like appearance.

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Point of Ayr

Point of Ayr (Y Parlwr Du) is the northernmost point of mainland Wales.

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Port of Liverpool

The Port of Liverpool is the enclosed dock system that runs from Brunswick Dock in Liverpool to Seaforth Dock, Seaforth, on the east side of the River Mersey and the Birkenhead Docks between Birkenhead and Wallasey on the west side of the river.

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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) is a title traditionally granted to the heir apparent of the British or English monarch.

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Private bill

A private bill is a proposal for a law that would apply to a particular individual or group of individuals, or corporate entity.

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Promontory

A promontory is a raised mass of land, declined abruptly from only one side.

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Pterophoridae

The Pterophoridae or plume moths are a family of Lepidoptera with unusually modified wings.

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Puffin Island (Anglesey)

Puffin Island (Ynys Seiriol) (at or) is an uninhabited island off the eastern tip of Anglesey, Wales.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Raven

A raven is one of several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus.

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Razorbill

The razorbill (Alca torda) is a colonial seabird that only comes to land in order to breed.

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River Conwy

The River Conwy (Afon Conwy) is a river in north Wales.

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Rock rose

Rock rose, rock-rose, and rockrose are common names of various plants, including.

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Roman Britain

Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") is the name given to the areas of the island of Great Britain that were governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 409 or 410.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA), is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Saint Tudno

Saint Tudno (pronounced Tidno) is the patron saint of Llandudno (whose name is derived from his), and founder of the original parish church, located on the Great Orme peninsula.

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Scilla verna

Scilla verna, commonly known as spring squill, is a flowering plant native to Western Europe.

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Sea serpent

A sea serpent or sea dragon is a type of sea monster either wholly or partly serpentine.

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Segestria (spider)

Segestria is a genus of segestriid spiders that occur mainly in Eurasia.

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Semaphore line

A semaphore telegraph, optical telegraph, shutter telegraph chain, Chappe telegraph, or Napoleonic semaphore is a system of conveying information by means of visual signals, using towers with pivoting shutters, also known as blades or paddles.

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Shoeburyness

Shoeburyness (also called "Shoebury") is a town in southeast Essex, England, at the mouth of the Thames Estuary. It is within the borough of Southend-on-Sea, situated at its far east, around east of Southend town centre. It was an urban district of Essex from 1894 to 1933, when it became part of the county borough of Southend-on-Sea.

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Silene uniflora

Silene uniflora is a species of flowering plant in the pink family known by the common name sea campion.

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Silver-studded blue

The silver-studded blue (Plebejus argus) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

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Site of Special Scientific Interest

A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) (Area of Special Scientific Interest or ASSI in Northern Ireland) is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom.

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Ski

A ski is a narrow strip of semi-rigid material worn underfoot to glide over snow.

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Special Area of Conservation

A Special Area of Conservation (SAC) is defined in the European Union's Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), also known as the Directive on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora.

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Spider

Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom.

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Submarine communications cable

A submarine communications cable is a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean.

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Tal y Fan

Tal y Fan is an outlying peak of the Carneddau mountains in North Wales.

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Talacre

Talacre is a village in Flintshire on the north coast of Wales in the community of Llanasa.

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Telegraphy

Telegraphy (from Greek: τῆλε tele, "at a distance" and γράφειν graphein, "to write") is the long-distance transmission of textual/symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.

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Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum, known by the common names of Breckland thyme, wild thyme or creeping thyme, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to most of Europe and North Africa.

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Toboggan

A toboggan is a simple sled which is a traditional form of transport used by the Innu and Cree of northern Canada.

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Transliteration

Transliteration is the conversion of a text from one script to another.

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Victorian era

The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901.

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Vikings

Vikings (Norwegian and Vikinger; Swedish and Vikingar; Víkingar), from Old Norse víkingr, were Germanic Norse seafarers, speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Scandinavian homelands across wide areas of northern and central Europe, as well as European Russia, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Wales Rally GB

The Wales Rally GB is the largest and most high profile motor rally in the United Kingdom.

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Wirral Peninsula

Wirral or the Wirral is a peninsula in North West England.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Worm

The term worm is used in everyday language to describe many different distantly related animals that typically have a long cylindrical tube-like body and no limbs.

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2011 Wales Rally GB

The 2011 Wales Rally GB, formally the 67th Wales Rally of Great Britain, was the thirteenth and final round of the 2011 World Rally Championship season.

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2013 Wales Rally GB

The 69th Wales Rally GB was the thirteenth round of the 2013 World Rally Championship season and was held between 14 and 17 November 2013.

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Gogarth, Great Orme Bronze Age Mine, Great Orme Head, Great Orme Mines, Great Orme's Head, Great Ormes Head, Great Ormes Head Cape, Orme's head, Pen y Gogarth, Y Gogarth.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Orme

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