Cambrian Mountains

Cambrian Mountains kăm´brēən [key], rugged upland plateau occupying most of Wales Aran Fawddwy (2,970 ft/905 m) is the highest point in the mountains. The area has deep lakes and is cut by numerous river valleys the Wye and Severn rivers rise there. Sheep grazing is the principal economic activity.

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