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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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Currell previously said he had no income and Judge Furness had ordered a list of financial details, including those of 21 properties owned outright by Currell or jointly with his wife, to be provided.
Mr Furness, from Cardiff graduated from St John's College, Cambridge, in 1978 after reading law.
Phillip Bown, prosecuting, said Miss Furness, who was employed as a theatre assistant at a hospital, had had a three-and-a-half year relationship with the defendant during which they had lived together for five months.
The fight was Furness' first on home soil since 2013, following bouts in Brazil and Poland.
Shields started brightly and pinned the visitors back, pushing deep into the Furness half and edging out a number of chances.
Club spokesperson Lindsey Jones said: "We feel that this is great news for the area as Marton Furness is able to represent the North-east and Middlesbrough among many more Southern-based hockey teams."
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Jackman has been happily married to 57-year-old Furness since 1996 and he said that he gets "sad" for the people who suspect otherwise.
Judge Furness said: 'In these circumstances and the absence of any explanation I am drawn to the conclusion that there was a serious fault on the part of the police.'
A Suzuki motorbike, ridden by a 31-year-old man from Barrow, struck a Peugeot 406 being driven by a 73-year- old man from Broughton in Furness.
The 56-year-old grandmother-offive, from Barrow, was discharged from Furness General Hospital three weeks ago after seeming to make a ``good recovery'' from the pneumonia-like bug.