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Peak District

Peak District or The Peak, dissected plateau, c.30 mi (50 km) long and 22 mi (35 km) wide, Derbyshire, central England, forming the southern extremity of the Pennines. Kinderscout (2,088 ft/636 m) is the highest peak. Dovedale and Wyedale are the region's major valleys. Peak District has many caves including Peak Cavern and Speedwell. Peak District National Park (c.500 sq mi/1,295 sq km) was established in 1951.

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Peak District

Peak District Plateau area at the s end of the Pennines, Derbyshire, n central England. The Peak District National Park was established here in 1951. The highest point is Kinder Scout, at 636m (2088ft). Area: 1404sq km (542sq mi).

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Peak District

Peak District a limestone plateau in Derbyshire, at the southern end of the Pennines, rising to 636 m (2,088 ft) at Kinder Scout. A large part of the area was designated a national park in 1951.

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