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Nantlle, and Cilgwyn were once two important slate quarrying areas in North Wales. Although few remains survive to interest the industrial archaeologist, there is much to interest the geologist.

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Keywords:cilgwyn, cymru, geology, glaciation, glaciers, ice age, nantlle, quarries, quarrying, rocks, slate, snowdonia, wales

HRS 4309 Y Fron quarry building 2008

HRS 4309 Y Fron quarry building 2008

HRS 4310 View from Y Fron to Nantlle Valley 2008

HRS 4310 View from Y Fron to Nantlle Valley 2008

HRS 4311 Y Fron Quarry, rock-face 2008

HRS 4311  Y Fron Quarry, rock-face 2008

HRS 4312 Y Fron Quarry hole 2008

HRS 4312 Y Fron Quarry hole 2008

HRS 4313 Y Fron Quarry, cleavage plane slate 2008

HRS 4313  Y Fron Quarry, cleavage plane slate 2008

HRS 4314 Y Fron Quarry hole 2008

HRS 4314 Y Fron Quarry hole 2008