Pennine Chain

Pennine Chain
geographical name mountains N England extending from Scotland border to Derbyshire & Staffordshire; highest Cross Fell 2930 feet (893 meters)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pennine Chain — range of hills in N England, extending from the Cheviot Hills southward to Derbyshire & Staffordshire: highest point, c. 3,000 ft (914 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Pennine Chain — Pen′nine Chain′ n. geg a range of hills in N England, extending from the S Midlands to the Cheviot Hills. Highest peak, 2930 ft. (893 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Pennine Chain — a range of hills in N England, extending from the S Midlands to the Cheviot Hills. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pennine Chain — noun a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers • Syn: ↑Pennines • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hill • Part Holonyms: ↑England * * * a range of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chain — chainless, adj. chainlike, adj. /chayn/, n. 1. a series of objects connected one after the other, usually in the form of a series of metal rings passing through one another, used either for various purposes requiring a flexible tie with high… …   Universalium

  • Chain — /chayn/, n. Sir Ernst Boris /errnst, ernst/, 1906 79, English biochemist, born in Germany: Nobel prize for medicine 1945. * * * (as used in expressions) chain silicate Pennine Chain chain drive chain mail chain reaction Chain Sir Ernst Boris food …   Universalium

  • West Pennine Moors — The West Pennine Moors is an area of approximately 90 square miles of moorland and reservoir scenery, located in Lancashire, between the towns of Chorley, Bolton, Horwich, Ramsbottom, Haslingden, Oswaldtwistle and Darwen. Notable architectural… …   Wikipedia

  • Пеннинские горы — (Pennine Chain)         горы на острове Великобритания. Длина около 250 км, высота до 893 м (г. Кросс Фелл). Сложены преимущественно известняками и песчаниками. Вершинная поверхность платообразная, западные склоны крутые, восточные более пологие …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • Пеннинские горы — (Pennine Chain) горная цепь в Северной Англии …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Pennines — Not to be confused with Pennine Alps. The Pennine Mountains of Northern England …   Wikipedia

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