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THE NORTH

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on 22 May 2017

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Transcript of THE NORTH

THE NORTH
contains some of the wildest and loneliest parts in the country
and some of the busiest industrial centres
The Ice Age formed
many
deep valleys
in the counties of Cumbria and North Yorkshire
and
many lakes
in higher lands
hills & mountains
Beneath the earth is coal-the foundation of the region’s industry
not so much populated

counties
counties
The
Pennines
The Cumbrian Mts= LAKE DISTRICT
The Pennines
highlands: wet and cool
eastern side: drier
deep valleys, sharp peaks and ridges (a long area of highland, especially at the top of the mountain-cumbre)
THE LAKE DISTRICT
THE LAKE DISTRICT
Every valley contains one or more lakes
THE LAKE DISTRICT
THE LAKE DISTRICT
LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE PLAINS
England NW
the plains
the Solway firth= estuary
the Humber estuary
the Solway firth- west
-Economic Activities
cereal farming
oats
fishing industry-Northumbria
-THE GROWTH of the FISHING INDUSTRY
-By 1850 the building of iron steamships (barco a vapor) became a major industry on the rivers Tyne, Wear and Tees.
-One hundred years ago a quarter of the world’s ships were built in Northumbria.
-Today this industry is disappearing
the industrial revolution 19th C
nowadays
electrical engineering
plastic industry
fine chemicals
North Sea oil & gas
sheep rearing
cattle rearing (beef cattle & for milk)
dairying: the manufacturing of milk products & all the products derived from the cattle
dairy cattle: cattle that are kept to produce milk rather than for meat
mixed farming: (production of wheat, barley, sugar beet, potatoes and cattle rearing)
coal mining- most important activity
reserves of coal are used to operate electric power stations (central de energía eléctrica)
iron & steel production
heavy engineering
ship building
woolen (lana) industry-Yorkshire
cotton (algodón) industry-Lancashire
chemical industry
end products are fibres, plastics, acids and fertilizers
the Lake District
important cities
Kingston-Upon-Hull (on the Humber)
-outlet for the production of coalfields, woollen products, steel & engineering
-important port for fishing
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Clifford's Tower
river Ouse
Minster-York
Leeds
Carlisle
RAW MATERIALS for HEAVY INDUSTRIES & SHIP BUILDING - important info!!
Humber estuary
heavy engineering
CLIMATE
RELIEF
dales = valleys
finest sceneries in the British Isles
an area of flat land
in the WEST
in the EAST
coastline:
the
NORTH
1- RURAL
2. INDUSTRIAL
INDUSTRIAL
RURAL
heavy industry
railway engineering
bridge building
industrial machinery
iron & steel production
wool in Yorkshire
cotton in Lancashire
post-industrial recession
many of the traditional heavy industries are disappearing
1980s unemployment marches
new technological industries
map - coalfields
TOURISM
the centre of heavy engineering industry (shipbuilding)
Gothic Cathedral

Roman remains
university
clothing & leather industry
THE BRONTË SISTERS
Charlotte-Emily-Anne
ghost of the three sisters haunted the place
heavy industry: the production of heavy products (aircraft, shipbuilding, automobile industry, etc)
historic landmark- control the commerce as a customs office- to protect people from Barbarian invasions
- it was the northern border of the Roman Empire - 120kms long & 5 mts high with forts (strong military buildings for defence) every mile along its length
-built between 122 & 127 AD by the emperor Hadrian - made of stone
Northumberland
Durham
Yorkshire / the moors: a wild open area of high land covered with grass & low bushes
important city during Roman times & the Middle Ages
it was the most important city in the Anglo Saxon region of Northumbria
many visitors & attractions
-cathedral in the city of York, one of the largest & best known in Britain.
-It was built during the 13th,14th and 15th C.
-it became an important centre during the Industrial Revolution
-it's an important industrial city
-border town between England & Scotland since the time when the Romans where in Britain
-it has an interesting military history & fine buildings
-three British writers who lived most of their lives in Haworth
-they wrote poetry and novels,creating imaginary worlds when they were alone in Yorkshire countryside
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