Archive for September, 2008

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Welsh hill upgraded to mountain

A Welsh hill has been upgraded to a mountain after it was discovered its official measurement was listed incorrectly on maps.

The Ordnance Survey agreed to reclassify Mynydd Graig Goch after walkers found that instead of being 609m , it was actually 609.75m, therefore reaching the mountain status threshold by 15cm (six inches).

Nick Ravenscroft speaks to hill walker Myrddyn Pillips about why status matters.

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