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Thomas Hardyís celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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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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North Yorkshire Moors
Vale of York
River Ouse
River Eden
River Don
Forest of Bowland
North Pennines
River Ribble
Wensleydale
Howardian Hills
Yorkshire Dales
Brimham Rocks
Malham Tarn

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Everything's complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness - Nick Hornby
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On this day:
Englandís Worst Mining Disaster - 1866, Marconi sends 1st transatlantic wireless message - 1901, Marples Hotel Tragedy - 1940, Peace Women Embrace Greenham Common - 1982, Clapham rail disaster - 1988
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