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From: Gerry Lewis <>
Subject: Re: [Dyfed] North of Tregaron along B4343
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 22:56:35 +0000
On 2/2/09 18:42, "Venita Roylance" <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I love looking at the Google Maps of the places where my ancestors
> lived. I particularly like using the satellite option because it
> shows the lay of the land and the villages and farms. Today I was
> just wandering, and I noticed somethind odd north of Tregaron. There
> are three bigger-than-the-village areas that obviously have had some
> human interaction of some kind, but I can't tell what. They aren't
> labeled, but they are obvious as you get closer to the ground. Does
> anyone know what they are?
> To get there, go to http://maps.google.com and type Tregaron, Wales in
> the search field. In the upper right of the map, choose "Satellite"
> and "Show labels." You can change the resolution, etc., using the
> control on the upper left of the map.
> I'm sure this question is related to family history somehow. 8o)
The area is Cors-goch Glan Teifi Nature Reserve, one of the largest bogs in
Wales (4 miles long). Contains many rare plants, sundews, bladderworts,
sedges and bog rosemary. Wildfowl are frequent visitors. Permit required to
visit. [source: Hamlyn Leisure Atlas of Wales].
Go to http://www.hanesybont.org.uk/ygorsgoch.htm to read more about it.
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