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CLEATOR MOOR

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 478 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CLEATOR MOOR, an urban district in the Egremont parliamentary division of Cumberland, England, 4 M. S.E. of White-haven, served by the Furness, London & North-Western and Cleator & Workington Junction railways. Pop. (1901) 8120. The town lies between the valleys of the Ehen and its tributary the Dub Beck, in a district rich in coal and iron ore. The mining of these, together with blast furnaces and engineering works, occupies the large industrial population.
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