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Situated in the Location, the County of Lancashire shares its borders with North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester Cumbria and Merseyside. Covering an area of around square miles 1230 square miles, Lancashire's population is around 1.45 million, making it the fourth most populous county in the UK The county town of Lancashire is Preston, although many still regard the city of Lancaster as the county’s first city, from where it also took its name. Source aerial photos of Lancashire below. As far as landscaping is concerned, the county of Lancashire is characterized by its two coast plains, the West Lancashire to the south, and the Fylde to the north, adjacent to the Ribble Estuary. Rivers running through Lancashire take in the Lune Ribble and Wyre. The highest point in Lancashire can be found at near Whernside reaching the considerable height of 2,057 feet. Apart from its long running coast line, the County of Lancashire‘s landscape is mostly rural, ideally lending itself to the cultivation of vegetables. Lancashire is home to three of the UK’s best known national parks, the Leighton Moss nature reserve, situated in the North West corner, adjacent to the border with Cumbria while to the east lies the Beacon Fell Country Park. Agricultural activities of a different nature can be found in the lowlands of Eastern Lancashire, particularly around this area is devoted to dairy farming and with it the ancillary industry of cheese making, while on the higher reaches of the moorland of this region, a thriving sheep farming industry can be found. At one time, Lancashire was home to a massive coal mining industry, but this shrunken considerably in recent years, although there are still a number of pits to be found around the towns of Burnley, Chorley, Colne and Ormskirk . Most of the major industries active today in Lancashire are owned by BAE Systems with their Military Air Solutions situated in the town of Warton and Samlesbury, while their Global Combat Systems is based in Chorley. Other major manufacturing units based in Lancashire include Leyland Trucks, BAXI, and the heating equipment manufacturer based in Preston and Bamber Bridge as well as, Crown Paints who are based in Darwen. On the commercial front, the state owned savings bank National Savings and Investments have chosen the pleasant seaside town of Blackpool for their UK office base. Find rare and modern aerial photographs of Lancashire.
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