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Map showing Shipping Forecast areas issued by Met Office
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Map of Shipping Areas around British Isles

Bob's Home For Writing: A-Z Challenge 2018 - Theme Reveal:British Rivers

A-Z Challenge 2018 - Theme Reveal:British Rivers

If you live in the United Kingdom you are never far from a river, as this map for England shows - My theme this year will be British Rivers and you will soon see that many I will show will not appear on this map. The River Tees is the nearest major river to where we live so it's only natural that I should include a view of it here. Railway viaduct over the River Tees at Yarm, North Yorkshire Initial searches show me that I will be able to cover all but two letters (X and Z) without cheating…

Interactive map of British footpaths, UK. I want to walk some of these.
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Interactive map of British footpaths, UK

Interactive map of British footpaths, UK. I want to walk some of these.

10th century England, Danelaw & Jórvík - Wessex - Cumbria - Northumbria- coast to coast - Scandinavian York

10th century England, Danelaw & Jórvík - Wessex - Cumbria - Northumbria- coast to coast - Scandinavian York

Map of the Counties in the United Kingdom. More

UK Counties Map | Counties in United Kingdom

UK Counties Map for free use, download and print. Map showing the location of all the counties in United Kingdom including England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Yellow areas represent 1×1 km blocks where the reported population equals zero. Source: medium.com (Visited 3,548 times, 1 visits today)
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Nobody Lives Here - Vivid Maps

Parts of Canada, United States, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Brazil, and New Zealand with no people living within 1 square kilometer.

Cheese map of Britain from Juliet Harbutt's "The World Cheese Book"
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Mark Easton's UK: Map of the Week: Cheese

The blog of Mark Easton, the BBC's home editor

history of the English language

Why is English So Crazy?! A Brief Timeline of the English Language

Have you ever wondered why English is so inconsistent with spelling and pronunciation? Take a look at the history in this timeline of the English language.

Interactive UK Map of geologic time eras of exposed base rock (Thanks @marshahopkins2)
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The Learning Zone: The History of Life

The history of life in the learning zone

The historical (1851) counties of England, Scotland & Wales.
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Irish immigration to England, and where to find family history resources.

Irish immigration to England provided the Industrial Revolution with labour. Learn how your ancestors from Ireland lived and where to find records of their lives.

Every United Kingdom county's top rated tourist attraction - Vivid Maps
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Every United Kingdom county's top rated tourist attraction - Vivid Maps

Counties across the United Kingdom have varied and unique attractions on offer that attract millions of tourists from all over

Basically what happened was that in the year 991AD King Egglemund the Unruly ordered all British people to put on a funny voice for his amusement and they just sort of stuck.
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22 Quirks British People Don't Realise Are Super Weird

Nobody understands spotted dick.

English dialects within England
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English dialects within England

English dialects within England (United Kingdom)

The seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms were Northumbria, Mercia, East Anglia, Essex, Kent, Wessex and Sussex. Several modern counties still use their Saxon names.

Medieval and Middle Ages History Timelines - The Seven Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms in England in the Seventh Century

Medieval and Middle Ages History Timelines - The Seven Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms in England in the Seventh Century

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Reveal the hidden meaning of your county's name by finding it on this map

Quick Quid has create a series of maps depicting the literal name meanings of UK counties, showing the influence of early settlers across Britain.

Pratts High Test Plan of the Great North Road by ENGLAND - LOND TO NEWCASTLE ON TYNE on oldimprints.com

Taylor, A. E. mapmaker . London. Pratts. Ca. 1930. Pictorial color map with decorative border, 22 x 18 1/2 inches on sheet size 24 x 10 inches, folding as issued to 10 x 6 inches. Text on verso. Scarcely visible scattered foxing, overall very bright and crisp condition. One of the decorative series of maps by artist A.E. Taylor which were published by Pratts, a petroleum company. This