Flamborough Head


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Flamborough Head

(flăm`bərə), chalk promontory, East Riding of Yorkshire, E England, N of Bridlington Bay. There is a lighthouse at the tip. Danes' Dyke (an ancient earthwork fortification) crosses the peninsula. The chalk cliffs are wave-carved into caves and stacks and are inhabited by flocks of seafowl.

Flamborough Head

a chalk promontory in NE England, on the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire
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Flamborough Head is a headland located on the east coast of Yorkshire in the UK.
The ship was first believed to be in 180 feet of water off Flamborough Head in Yorkshire but it true location remains a mystery.
Heading north towards Flamborough Head, we pass a cricket field and golf course, while watching colourful paragliders soaring and swooping high in the deep blue sky above us.
SERAPIS: FLAMBOROUGH HEAD 1779 (9781849087858, $18.95) documents the clash between the American Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis during the revolutionary war: a battle where two similar ships struggled and created naval heroes that many know to this day.
Buinicki is aware of this strategy in the earliest editions and cites Whitman's inhabiting of a sailor at the Battle of Flamborough Head, but does so without mention of the historiographical context from which the poet drew inspiration, though he insightfully points out that the scene represents an early example of Whitman's use of lieux de memoire in his verse.
There would have been little difficulty for Henderson and his staff to tell the difference between Remittance Man and his stablemate Empire Blue, who took him on in the Flamborough Head Novices' Hurdle at Doncaster in 1990.
Britain's third No Take Zone to protect marine life is now in operation at Flamborough Head, in Yorkshire.
As usual though, the east coast took direct hits with some great species: an eastern olivaceous warbler at Flamborough Head and a brown flycatcher nearby at Bempton.
The Committee instructed him to send veteran labourer John Hughes and carpenter Richard Ford with four men about twenty miles up the Nelson River to build a log tent on the south shore, across from a point of land called Flamborough Head, and to stake out a suitable spot for a "Factory house" to be built the following spring.
One of the fiercest battles of the Revolutionary War raged off the coast of Flamborough Head, England, on Sept.
50 Years Ago After an all-day search of the cliff face at Flamborough Head by experienced climbers, and along the beach at the foot of the cliff, no trace had been found last night of a Birmingham youth who has been missing since Thursday night when he set off with a friend to walk along the beach.