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Y Garn Goch

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Y Garn Goch is a hill in the Brecon Beacons National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) in the east of Carmarthenshire, Wales. [1]

27 relations: Abergavenny, Anticline, Beacons Way, Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire, Black Mountain (range), Brecon Beacons National Park, Bronze Age, Carmarthenshire, Fault (geology), Fforest Fawr Geopark, Hillfort, Iron Age, List of hillforts in Wales, Llandeilo, Llangadog, Middle Ages, Mountain pass, Mudstone, Neolithic, Ordovician, River Tywi, Sandstone, Till, Tumulus, Wales, Welsh Borderland Fault System, Ysgyryd Fawr.


Abergavenny (Y Fenni, archaically Abergafenni meaning "Mouth of the River Gavenny") is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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In structural geology, an anticline is a type of fold that is an arch-like shape and has its oldest beds at its core.

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Beacons Way

The Beacons Way is a waymarked long distance footpath in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales.

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Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire

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.

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Black Mountain (range)

The Black Mountain (Y Mynydd Du) is a mountain range in South and West Wales, straddling the county boundary between Carmarthenshire and Brecknockshire (the latter currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys) and forming the westernmost range of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) is one of three national parks in Wales, and is centred on the Brecon Beacons range of hills in southern Wales.

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Bronze Age

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

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Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin; or informally Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the southwest of Wales and is the largest of the thirteen historic counties of Wales.

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Fault (geology)

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

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 hillfort 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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Iron Age

The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.

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List of hillforts in Wales

This is a list of hillforts in Wales.

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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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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Mountain pass

A mountain pass is a navigable 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 was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.

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The Ordovician is a geologic period and system, the second of six periods of the Paleozoic Era.

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River Tywi

The River Tywi (Afon Tywi) or Towy is the longest river flowing entirely within Wales.

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Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.

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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.

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Welsh Borderland Fault System

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.

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Ysgyryd Fawr

Ysgyryd Fawr (Skirrid) 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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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_Garn_Goch

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