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Facts About Mount Snowdon

FACTS ABOUT MOUNT SNOWDON 1085m high Mt. Snowdon is the THOMAS highest peak in the British Isles (excluding the Scottish Highlands). JOHNSON was the first to reach its summit 1639. K Snowdon means 'snow hill'. Edmund Hillary, the first person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, used Mt. Ċšnowdon while training. Mt. Snowdon is renowned for its beautiful wild flowers, the rare "Snowdon Lily' in particular. Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis make up the National Three Peaks Challenge. RUMOUR: How to reach the summit According to Welsh folklore the mythical giant slain by King Arthur, Rhita Gawr, is buried at the summit of Snowdon. There are several established pathways and a railway line that opened in 1896, Snowdonia Tourist Services Sources: don -

Facts About Mount Snowdon

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