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The Aire and Calder Navigation is the canalised section of the Rivers Aire and Calder in West Yorkshire, England.
An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.
The Alfa Romeo 159 (Type 939) is a compact executive car produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo between 2004 and 2011.
Andrew Marvell (31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, satirist and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Barton-upon-Humber or Barton is a town and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
Brough is a small town in the civil parish of Elloughton-cum-Brough in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.
Cleethorpes is a seaside resort on the estuary of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire with a population of nearly 40,000 in 2011.
The dative case (abbreviated, or sometimes when it is a core argument) is a grammatical case used in some languages to indicate, among other uses, the noun to which something is given, as in "Maria Jacobī potum dedit", Latin for "Maria gave Jacob a drink".
DEBRA (formerly known as DebRA) is the name of an international medical research charity dedicated to the curing of epidermolysis bullosa, with national groups in over 40 countries (including the British and American) and growing.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Donna Nook is a point on the low-lying coast of north-Lincolnshire, England, north of the village of North Somercotes.
The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Yorkshire, is a ceremonial county in the North of England.
Edmund Spenser (1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.
An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
Faxfleet is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Fort Paull is a gun battery situated on the north bank of the Humber, near the village of Paull, downstream from Hull in northern England.
Geoffrey of Monmouth (Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy; c. 1095 – c. 1155) was a British cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King Arthur.
Grimsby, also known as Great Grimsby, is a large coastal English town and seaport in North East Lincolnshire, of which it is the administrative centre.
Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council.
Historia regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), originally called De gestis Britonum (On the Deeds of the Britons), is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written around 1136 by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
Corporation Pier station was the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway's booking office for their ferry service between Corporation Pier, Hull and in Lincolnshire.
The Humber Bridge, near Kingston upon Hull, England, is a single-span suspension bridge, which opened to traffic on 24 June 1981.
The Humber Forts are two large fortifications in the mouth of the Humber estuary in northern England: Haile Sand Fort and Bull Sand Fort.
Humber the Hun was a legendary king of certain ancient "Huns" (probably Cimmerians or Hibernians) dated to the early 1st millennium BC as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
Humberside was a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in Northern England from 1 April 1974 until 1 April 1996.
An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
Immingham is a town, civil parish and ward in the North East Lincolnshire unitary authority of England.
The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects.
The south bank of the Humber Estuary in England is a relatively unpopulated area containing large scale industrial development built from the 1950s onward, including national scale petroleum and chemical plants as well as gigawatt scale gas fired power stations.
James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist.
The Kingdom of Lindsey or Linnuis (Lindesege) was a lesser Anglo-Saxon kingdom, which was absorbed into Northumbria in the 7th century.
The Kingdom of Northumbria (Norþanhymbra rīce) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now northern England and south-east Scotland.
Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.
The world's longest suspension bridges are listed according to the length of their main span (i.e. the length of suspended roadway between the bridge's towers).
The Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (MS&LR) was formed by amalgamation in 1847.
The Market Weighton Canal ran from the Humber Estuary to its terminus near Market Weighton.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
New Holland Pier railway station is a former railway terminus in North Lincolnshire, England.
New Holland is a small village, civil parish and port on the Humber estuary in North Lincolnshire, England.
North East Lincolnshire is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire in England.
North Ferriby is a village and civil parish in the Haltemprice area of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
North Killingholme Haven is a water outlet on the south bank of the Humber Estuary in the civil parish of North Killingholme, to the northwest of the Port of Immingham.
North Lincolnshire is a unitary authority area in Lincolnshire, England, with a population of 167,446 at the 2011 census.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
The North Wall is a tidal defence wall which runs for several miles along the banks of the river Humber from Moody Lane in Grimsby along the coast to the offshore oil depot at Immingham.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.
The Port of Grimsby is located on the south bank of the Humber Estuary at Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire.
The Port of Hull is a port at the confluence of the River Hull and the Humber Estuary in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
The Port of Immingham, also known as Immingham Docks, is a major east coast port, located on the south bank of the Humber Estuary west of Grimsby, near the town of Immingham.
The pre-Celtic period in the prehistory of Central and Western Europe occurred before the expansion of the Celts or their culture in Iron Age Europe and Anatolia (9th to 6th centuries BC), but after the emergence of the Proto-Celtic language and cultures.
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word.
Several species of humans have intermittently occupied Britain for almost a million years.
The Proto-Celtic language, also called Common Celtic, is the reconstructed ancestor language of all the known Celtic languages.
The Punjab, also spelled Panjab (land of "five rivers"; Punjabi: پنجاب (Shahmukhi); ਪੰਜਾਬ (Gurumukhi); Πενταποταμία, Pentapotamia) is a geographical and cultural region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, comprising areas of eastern Pakistan and northern India.
The R38 class (also known as the A class) of rigid airships was designed for Britain's Royal Navy during the final months of the First World War, intended for long-range patrol duties over the North Sea.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands.
The River Ancholme is a river in Lincolnshire, England, and a tributary of the Humber.
The River Don (also called Dun in some stretches) is a river in South Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
The River Freshney is a river in the English county of North East Lincolnshire.
The River Hull is a navigable river in the East Riding of Yorkshire in Northern England.
The River Ouse is a river in North Yorkshire, England.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
The River Trent is the third-longest river in the United Kingdom.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Shipping Forecast is a BBC Radio broadcast of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles.
South Ferriby is a village in North Lincolnshire, England.
Spurn is a narrow sand tidal island located off the tip of the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England that reaches into the North Sea and forms the north bank of the mouth of the Humber Estuary.
Sunk Island is a Crown Estate village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
A suspension bridge is a type of bridge in which the deck (the load-bearing portion) is hung below suspension cables on vertical suspenders.
Tardebigge is a village in Worcestershire, England.
The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund Spenser.
A tidal river is a river whose flow and level are influenced by tides.
"To His Coy Mistress" is a metaphysical poem written by the English author and politician Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) either during or just before the English Interregnum (1649–60).
Top Gear is a British motoring magazine, factual television series, conceived by Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman, launched on 20 October 2002, and broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two.
Trent Falls is the confluence of the River Ouse and the River Trent which forms the Humber between Lincolnshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire in England.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
Whitton is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England.
Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.