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Llanberis and Snowdon from Dinorwic slate quarry
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Dinorwic slate quarry was one of the biggest slate quarries at the end of the 18th century. Even today it is still amazing to see the sheer size of the slate rubble hills piled up everywhere. From within the quarry you have a nice view of Snowdon, the Llanberis path, the two lakes Llyn Peris and Llyn Padarn and in the distance (to the NW) you can even see Anglesey.

Copyright: Bernd Kronmueller
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13000x6500
Taken: 15/09/2011
Uploaded: 16/09/2011
Updated: 16/10/2014
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Tags: uk; wales; snowdonia; mountains; lake; united kingdom
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