Llyn Nantlle Uchaf

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Llyn Nantlle Uchaf
Location Wales
Coordinates 53°3′15″N 4°13′4″W / 53.05417°N 4.21778°W / 53.05417; -4.21778Coordinates: 53°3′15″N 4°13′4″W / 53.05417°N 4.21778°W / 53.05417; -4.21778
Lake type natural
Primary outflows Afon Llyfni
Basin countries United Kingdom
Surface area 80 acres (32 ha)
Settlements Nantlle

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf (Upper Nantlle Lake) is a lake in the Nantlle Valley, Gwynedd, Wales. The lake forms the foreground in Richard Wilson's painting "Snowdon from Llyn Nantlle".[1]

Llyn Nantlle Isaf (Lower Nantlle Lake) no longer exists as it was drained to protect the slate works.[2]


  1. ^ National Museums Liverpool Archived 2010-08-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ The lakes of North Wales, Jonah Jones, ISBN 0-8624-3626-5