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Llyn Bodgynydd

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Location  North Wales
Basin countries  United Kingdom
Area  6 ha
Type  natural
Surface area  14 acres (5.7 ha)
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Llyn Bodgynydd is a lake in the Gwydir Forest in North Wales. It covers an area of some 14 acres (57,000 m2), and lies at a height of 822 feet a.s.l.

Map of Llyn Bodgynydd, United Kingdom

It is locally known as "Llyn Bod", or "Bod Mawr" (big), distinguishing it from a nearby, but much smaller lake ("Bod Bach" or "Cors Bodgynydd reservoir") to the north-east. Water from the larger lake flows to the smaller.

Both these lakes were dammed to create reservoirs to produce water to turn the large water wheel at the nearby Pandora mine, though they now hold less water than they once did due to the demolition of Bod Bach dam, and the altering of the sluice control at Bod Mawr in 1970.

An area beside the smaller lake has been designated the Cors Bodgynydd Nature Reserve due to the rich variety of plant and animal life there.

The lakeside affords good views of the adjacent hills, and fishing rights are held by Llanrwst Fishing Club.

References

Llyn Bodgynydd Wikipedia


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