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Crossing"s Amid Devonia"s Alps, or, Wanderings and adventures on Dartmoor

Crossing, William

Crossing"s Amid Devonia"s Alps, or, Wanderings and adventures on Dartmoor

by Crossing, William

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abott, Vancouver .
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  • Dartmoor (England) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmid Devonia"s Alps., Wanderings and adventures on Dartmoor
    Statementedited, and with an introduction by Brian LeMessurier.
    ContributionsLeMessurier, Brian
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670D2 C77 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18874829M
    ISBN 100715366491

    A collection of the Tors and Rocks of Dartmoor National Park. Data compiled from various sources including old guide books, maps, Geonames, The Database of British and Irish Hills, and local knowledge from many enthusiasts including Tim . The cairn at Little Hound Tor - or Little Whit Hill. Steeperton is in the distance. Another view of Little Hound Tor. The view from here includes Hound Tor, Wild Tor and Hangingstone Hill. The track leading up to Cosdon. Approaching the main cairn of Cosdon. Cosdon is the largest hill of NE Dartmoor and can be seen from many miles around.

    Steeped in history and shrouded in legend, Ashburton is an ancient stannary town lying on the fringes of Dartmoor. Once vitally important to the tin mining trade that dominated much of local industry, today the town is filled with quirky antique shops, food stores run by local residents, as well as small passages just waiting to be explored. ADVENTURE at the hart of Dartmoor. On Dartmoor you can smell the fresh air. You can hear the quiet. You can touch the calm. On Dartmoor you can see the stress fall away and you feel alive again. Dartmoor brings you to your senses. The Moor has an untamed wild that draws travellers looking for escape, tranquillity and adventure.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. ISBN Description: pages ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Amid Devonia's alps.

William Crossing (–) was a writer and chronicler of Dartmoor and the lives of its inhabitants. He lived successively at South Brent, Brentor and at Mary Tavy but died at Plymouth, Devon. Early life. Crossing was born in Plymouth on the 14 November Early in his youth he was fond of Dartmoor, his early associations centring on the neighbourhood of Sheepstor.

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