Welsh Beauty by Alessio Putzu
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Welsh Beauty

September 16, 2015

Pen yr Ole Wen is the seventh highest mountain in Snowdonia and in Wales. It is the most southerly of the Carneddau range.
For many years the mountain's name was translated as "Head of the White Light", the interpretation of which was a mystery. However in 2004 Professor Hywel Wyn Owen at the Place-Name Research Centre at Bangor University in Bangor, Gwynedd resolved the matter saying that Ole comes from Goleddf, which means slope or hillside, making the correct English translation: "Head of the White Slope".

17mm · f/11.0 · 60s · ISO 50
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4 Comments

Gabriela Fulcher's picture

Beautiful scene under gorgeous light.

Alejandro Patiño's picture

Superb image

John Pelechosky's picture

Wonderful photograph!

chris bryant's picture

Beautiful picture, I know the place well. Fantastic portfolio.