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Upper Wharfedale, North Yorkshire

Upper Wharfedale
Upper Wharfedale is a National Trust owned area in the Yorkshire
Dales, England. It is situated in and around the valley of the River
Wharfe; stretching between the riverís source and the village of
Abingdon. As with a large portion of the Dales, it is dominated by
itís limestone scenery with white outcrops scattering the surrounding
countryside. Also found in Upper Wharfedale is Buckden Pike (702
metres) which is home to the Buckden pike Memorial Cross built to
commemorate five Polish airmen of the Royal Air Force who died when
they crashed a bomber during the second world war in 1942.

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River Don
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Howardian Hills
Yorkshire Dales
Brimham Rocks
Malham Tarn

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Battle of Poitiers - 1356, Great Plague of London at its Height - 1665, 'Lord Haw-Haw' sentenced to death - 1945, First Traffic Wardens in London - 1960, First Glastonbury - 1970, First Episode of Fawlty Towers - 1975, Murder of Carl Bridgewater - 1978, Southall Train Crash - 1997
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