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1986 Landscape of Mynydd Sylen.

 The landscape of this area is hilly,  
 rising to the top of Mynydd  
 Sylen.There is a police transmission  
 mast situated at the top of this.     
 The land is mainly fields surrounded  
 by hedges,but there are some          
 coniferous plantations too and also   
 wild moorland.                        
 Beside Cynheidre Colliery there are   
 coal tips.These have been grassed over
 so they look like hills.Left bare they
 would have been ugly and dangerous.   
 This area has a beauty of its own,    
 whatever the season.                  

Map of the area

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