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Furness,

peninsula, 15 mi (24 km) long and 4 mi (6.4 km) wide, Cumbria, NW England, between the estuary of the River Duddon and Morecambe Bay. The term is also applied to areas N of Morecambe Bay that are part of the Lake DistrictLake District,
region of mountains and lakes, c.30 mi (50 km) in diameter, Cumbria, NW England. It includes the Cumbrian Mts. and part of the Furness peninsula. The district comprises 15 lakes, among them Ullswater, Windermere, Derwentwater, and Bassenthwaite; several beautiful
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. In the southwest are virtually extinguished iron mines, which gave rise to the great steelworks formerly centered on Barrow-in-FurnessBarrow-in-Furness
, city (1991 pop. 50,174) and district, Cumbria, NW England, on the tip of the Furness peninsula. The port of Barrow has c.300 acres (121 hectares) of docks, and shipbuilding is an important industry, although much reduced in scale now.
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. Farming and tourism are the peninsula's primary industries. Furness Abbey (now in ruins), near Barrow, was a wealthy institution founded by the Benedictines in 1127.

Furness

a region in NW England in Cumbria, forming a peninsula between the Irish Sea and Morecambe Bay
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From left: Sir Chris Evans, Lord Hutton of Furness and Professor Chris McGuigan (Cardiff University)
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Peter Furness, Australian Marriage Equality acting national convener, had said in December that the church's instruction to lobby against marriage equality crosses the division between church and state.
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