North York Moors

The North York Moors is a national park in North Yorkshire, England. The moors are one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. It covers an area of 1,436 km2 (554 sq mi), and it has a population of about 25,000. The North York Moors became a National Park in 1952, through the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act of 1949.

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... Near the North Yorkshire coastal towns of Whitby and Scarborough, and extending inland as far as Thirsk, the North York Moors are one of the few major upland areas in eastern England ... Reaching a maximum height of 454 m at Urra Moor, the North York Moors are home to the RAF Fylingdales radar base ...
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National Football League - Teams - Current NFL Teams
... sports league to have one of its teams establish a home stadium outside North America. 1970 Bill Belichick Robert Kraft New York Jets MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ Aug 14, 1970 ... Rex Ryan Woody Johnson North Baltimore Ravens M T Bank Stadium Baltimore, MD Feb 9, 2 ... John Harbaugh ... Arlington, TX Jan 28, 1960 ... Jason Garrett Jerry Jones New York Giants MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ Aug 1, 1925 ... Tom Coughlin J ...
Geology Of Yorkshire - Topography - The North York Moors
... The geology of the North York Moors is dominated by rocks of the Jurassic period ... Because of the tilt the oldest rocks became exposed in the north ... These are the bands of shales and ironstones on the northern scarp of the moors and Cleveland Hills ...

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