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Border skirmish - Amateur cartologist discovers part of Wales should actually be in England.<br />
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A hillwalker has discovered that the border between England and Wales has been incorrectly marked for decades - and that England should be given more land.<br />
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Myrddyn Phillips said the official border between the two countries in the Black Mountains south of Hay-on-Wye has been wrongly traced on the Ordnance Survey maps.<br />
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The current border should follow the natural watershed from the summit of Twyn Llech on the nine mile long Hatterrall Ridge in the remote area.<br />
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But intrepid Mr Phillips and his rambling partner Mark Trengove have remeasured the summit of the 2,308ft mountain - and found it to be 12m further west than previously thought.<br />
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Although 12 metres is a seemingly small discrepancy, the area amounts to 1.8 million square feet along the entirety of the ridge.