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, sometimes incorrectly referred to as "Crib y Ddysgl", is a mountain
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that forms part of the Snowdon Horseshoe. It is the second highest peak in Wales, and lies 1 kilometre north of Snowdon
Garnedd Ugain and Crib y Ddysgl appear on the Ordnance Survey
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's maps of the area. The name Crib Y Ddysgl refers to the east ridge whilst the summit is Garnedd or Carnedd Ugain
Crib y Ddysgl (meaning "ridge
A ridge is a geological feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance. Ridges are usually termed hills or mountains as well, depending on size. There are several main types of ridges:...
of the dish" in Welsh
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) is the name used by Alan Dawson for the peak's listing as a Hewitt.
Carnedd Ugain in Welsh means "Cairn of the Twenty" (the form Garnedd is the result of soft mutation). This was named after the Roman legion based in Caernarfon.
The web pages of the Welsh Mountaineering Club suggest that the name could also be a corruption of "Carnedd Wgon", and so named after the prince Wgon sung of by Dafydd ap Gwilym
Dafydd ap Gwilym , is regarded as one of the leading Welsh poets and amongst the great poets of Europe in the Middle Ages. Dafydd ap Gwilym (c. 1315/1320 – c. 1350/1370), is regarded as one of the leading Welsh poets and amongst the great poets of Europe in the Middle Ages. Dafydd ap Gwilym...
or possibly after the 13th century poet Gwgon Brydydd.