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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A SMALL pod of dolphins has made a return to the Menai Strait between Anglesey and Gwynedd.
WORK to construct a third bridge across the Menai Strait could start in three years' time.
Based on the appraisal undertaken on the options, the Purple Option performs best and would be vital in improving journey times, strengthening the A55s resilience, and ensuring safer travel 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.
SOUTH COMMON AREA A COMMON area connects the four corridor routes through Anglesey and the five Menai Strait crossing options.
A yachtsman raised the alarm at 8.15am after seeing the slick in the Menai Strait, which separates Anglesey from mainland North Wales.
DOLPHINS seen leaping and playing in the Menai Strait yesterday left onlookers who witnessed the rare sight in tears.
A much-needed third crossing on the Menai Strait will keep traffic moving along the strategic A55, helping to boost economic growth in North Wales and Anglesey
RED squirrels on Anglesey are under threat from a deadly disease which has also spread across the Menai Strait to Gwynedd.
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. Following consultation with the local community and stakeholders, the work includes resurfacing the masonry section of the Pier as well as refurbishing the timber steps at the end of the Pier.