Menai Strait


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Menai Strait

(ˈmɛnaɪ)
n
(Placename) a channel of the Irish Sea between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of NW Wales: famous suspension bridge (1819–26) designed by Thomas Telford and tubular bridge (1846–50) by Robert Stephenson. Length: 24 km (15 miles). Width: up to 3 km (2 miles)
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Noun1.Menai Strait - a strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainlandMenai Strait - a strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainland
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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IT may be "too late" to save this rare tropical sea turtle found stranded on the banks of the Menai Strait after her health "rapidly deteriorated" at her new home in Gran Canaria.
Approximately two-thirds of the total mussel production in the United Kingdom are harvested in Wales, particularly in the Menai Strait (Saurel et al.
Project Description : Construction of the bridge over the Menai Strait.
RED squirrels on Anglesey are under threat from a deadly disease which has also spread across the Menai Strait to Gwynedd.
IT is just 400 metres across - yet the Menai Strait has the widest gulf in house prices in Wales.
It looms majestically over the Menai Strait, which separates the island from the North Wales coast, and has near-uninterrupted view of the magnificent Snowdon range.
As well as enjoying the spectacular local produce and magnificent views across the Menai Strait, visitors can learn about maritime conservation and the environment with educational and kids' activities run by Bangor University's School of Ocean Sciences and Anglesey Sea Zoo.
Demands for underground or undersea cabling to protect the landscape have been ignored due to cost although this will still be considered for particularly sensitive areas like the Menai Strait crossing.
15am after seeing the slick in the Menai Strait, which separates Anglesey from mainland North Wales.
com PLANS for a third crossing across the Menai Strait have been put to the public for their views.
The first images of a planned PS100m tunnel to run underneath the Menai Strait have been unveiled.
Work has included reinstating the structure to its former width; strengthening the timber supports; replacing the existing decking; refurbishing the kiosk and shelter and installing a new landing pontoon and connecting link span bridge enabling greater vessel accessibility to the Pier from the Menai Strait.