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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
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.