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Abergavenny (Y Fenni), meaning Mouth of the River Gavenny, is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales.
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In structural geology, an anticline is a fold that is convex up and has its oldest beds at its core.
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The Beacons Way is a waymarked long distance footpath in the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales, United Kingdom.
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Bethlehem is a tiny farming village in the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying in the Tywi Valley northeast of Llandeilo and southwest of Llangadog but on the opposite side of the river from the busy London to Haverfordwest road, the A40.
Not to be confused with the Black Mountains. The Black Mountain (Y Mynydd Du) is a mountain range in South and West Wales, straddling the county boundary between Carmarthenshire and Powys and forming the westernmost range of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
The Brecon Beacons National Park (Welsh: Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) is one of three national parks in Wales, and is centred on the Brecon Beacons range of hills in South Wales.
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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Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin or Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the south west of Wales and the largest of the thirteen historic counties.
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In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock mass movement.
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Fforest Fawr Geopark was the first Geopark to be designated in Wales having gained membership of both the European Geoparks Network and the UNESCO-assisted Global Network of National Geoparks in October 2005.
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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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The Iron Age is the period generally occurring after the Bronze Age, marked by the prevalent use of iron.
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There are 570 hill forts in Wales.
Llandeilo is a community and town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, situated at the crossing of the River Towy by the A483 on a 19th-century stone bridge.
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Llangadog is a community located in Carmarthenshire, Wales, which includes the villages of Llangadog, Bethlehem and Capel Gwynfe.
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In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
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A mountain pass is a route through a mountain range or over a ridge.
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Mudstone, a type of mudrock, is a fine grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds.
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The Neolithic Age, Era, or Period, from νέος (néos, "new") and λίθος (líthos, "stone"), or New Stone Age, was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world from First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies by Peter Bellwood, 2004 and ending between 4,500 and 2,000 BC.
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The Ordovician is a geologic period and system, the second of six of the Paleozoic Era, and covers the time between and million years ago.
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The River Towy or Tywi (Afon Tywi) is one of the two longest rivers flowing entirely within Wales, (the other is the River Teifi) with a total length of.
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Sandstone (sometimes known as arenite) is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains.
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South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and mid Wales and west Wales to the north and west.
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Closeup of glacial till. Note that the larger grains (pebbles and gravel) in the till are completely surrounded by the matrix of finer material (silt and sand), and this characteristic, known as ''matrix support'', is diagnostic of till. Glacial till with tufts of grass Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment.
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A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
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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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The Welsh Borderland Fault System is a zone of faulting and associated folding which runs northeastwards through Wales from Pembrokeshire through Carmarthenshire and Powys into Shropshire in England.
Ysgyryd Fawr is an easterly outlier of the Black Mountains in Wales, and forms the easternmost part of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
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