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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PLANS for three lanes on the Britannia Bridge have been thrown out - lending weight to the bid for a third bridge across the Menai Strait.
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.
TWO hundred yellow rubber ducks were thrown into the Menai Strait yesterday in a charity race.
But the energy infrastructure firm has backed away from its original proposals to have pylons straddling Anglesey's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the iconic Menai Strait.
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.
Ynys Y Big in Glyn Garth stands on the banks of the Menai Strait on Anglesey.
The salt comes from flakes harvested from the Menai Strait.