52/2013 Week 13

Luckily enough I was able to get into the Snowdonia National Park and capture this image of Llynau Mymbyr

52/2013 Week 13

Llynnau Mymbyr are two lakes located in Dyffryn Mymbyr, a valley running from the village of Capel Curig to the Pen-y-Gwryd hotel in Snowdonia, north-west Wales.

The lakes lie in a depression formed by a ring of sandstone called the Capel Curig Volcanic Formation. Strictly speaking this is one lake, originally called Llyn Mymbyr, with a maximum depth of 30 feet. About 3/4 mile long in total, a delta has built up midway along the north shore, and this has to all purposes cut the lake in two – hence the plural name.


9 thoughts on “52/2013 Week 13

    1. It’s always been my intention to try and give the story behind the photographs, otherwise I might as well just stick them on Flickr and do nothing else….


  1. Depth and curves of the image works very well. Good natural exposure that appeals to me. Snowdonia looks well worth a visit. Thanks for taking the time to tell us about the landscape as well.


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