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2010-11-22 11:14:00

SWINDON, England, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust has announced that one of the key sites in the history of the battle to improve access to the countryside, Kinder Scout in the Peak District, is set to get a major 2.5 million pounds Sterling restoration over five years, starting in the spring of 2011. Work carried out by the National Trust, who have owned Kinder Scout since 1982, will see vast areas of the bare and degraded blanket peat landscape restored by...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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