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Title: Menai Strait catchment management plan : consultation report : June 1993
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Menai Strait is a magnificent sea channel, famed for its scenic beauty, ecological importance and wide-ranging recreational opportunities, that separates Ynys Mon (the Isle of Anglesey) from the mainland of Gwynedd in North Wales. It is narrow, varying in width between 180 metres (200 yards) and 3.2 kilometres (2 miles), and extends for some 24 kilometres (15 miles) from Ynys Seiriol (Puffin Island) to Abermenai. The Strait is made up of eastern and western reaches, both running from north-east to south-west, linked by a short central north-south (Llanfairpwll to Felinheli) reach. There are at least three different theories describing the geological evolution, although all agree that the present marine channel was formed in post-glacial times.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersStraitsCatchment Management PlansConsultation
Geographic Keywords: Wales
Extent: 69
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3073
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