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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Pennine

 

a chain of mountains in Great Britain. The Pennine Mountains extend for 250 km and have elevations to 893 m (Cross Fell). They are composed primarily of limestones and sandstones. The summits have plateau-like surfaces. The western slopes are steeper than the eastern ones. There are heaths, peat bogs, and meadows, while open woodlands (oak, hornbeam, and birch) are found in the lower zone. Tourism is important.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Organiser Adele Adams said: "Photographs that help to define or describe the South Pennines, not just its landscapes but also its wildlife, its people and the events that take place here would be great to see."
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"Our colleague volunteering days are initiatives that we hope will become part of a longer-term community programme and a sustainable legacy as we look beyond 2015." Kaye Jemmeson from North Pennine AONB said: "We were honoured that the NECC chose to support the North Pennines AONB Partnership as part of its anniversary celebrations.
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