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Ysgyryd Fawr I

By David_Hartshorn
The Skirrid mountain, in Welsh Ysgyrid Fawr, known also as St Michael's Mount and The Holy Mountain, a prominent object for many miles around, rises precipitously above the village.

The highest spot is 486 metres (1595) feet above sea level here can be traced the walls of an ancient chapel, called St Michael's. Chapel. The length from east to west is 25 feet and the breadth 20 feet.

Tags: Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: TyChee, Rubs, cantona43 and 28 more

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TyChee 12 275 1 United States
23 Feb 2009 7:11PM
Great lighting. Beautiful capture.

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23 Feb 2009 7:19PM
Beautiful landscape shot.
23 Feb 2009 7:41PM
fantastic shot, like the dramatic sky and the foreground lighting
Great shot love the colours.
23 Feb 2009 8:33PM
super landscape image wonderful colours and detail well composed shot -ray
23 Feb 2009 9:15PM
A cracking Landscape!
10 Mar 2009 5:03PM
Wonderful light, almost HDR, is it HDR? I have tramped to this spot many times, but never seen it quite this beautiful.

Would you be the David Hartshorn that worked at Ebbw Vale Steel Works before it closed.

I have a daughter Hannah!

Jen xx
Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
30 Oct 2009 10:24PM
Just found your Portfolio and there are many images local to wher I live so I am assuming you live local to Ebbw vale? Think I knew a Dai Hartshorn in the workks too !!

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