Taken 21-Aug-04
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HRS 5321 Croesor Valley 2004

The Cwmorthin area had many slate quarries. Not all the slate was transported down the valley to Tanygrisau, some was sent down an amazing gravity incline into the Croesor Valley. The photo looks down the incline into a classic u-shaped glacial valley.
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D70, f/9 @ 28 mm, 1/320, No Flash

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Keywords:blaenau ffestiniog, croesor, cwm orthin, cwmorthin, cymru, ffestiniog, geology, glaciers, ice age, inclines, industrial archaeology, industrial heritage, lakes, quarrying, rocks, slate, slate caverns, tanygrisiau, wales

HRS 5321 Croesor Valley 2004