The county Swansea is named after the city Swansea, which is located at the coast. Swansea has four physical areas, the Gower Peninsula, the Lliw uplands to the north, the coastal strip around Swansea Bay, and the city. The geology is complicated, there is anything from karst to various natural resources like coal, ores, and slate. But due to the complicated geology there is neither found in great amounts.