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The island, averaging 50 mi (80 km) in width, extends for 280 mi along a
northwest-southeast axis paralleling the mainland. It has a deeply dissected,
heavily wooded, mountainous interior with several peaks over 7,000 ft (2,100 m).
the English Channel just off the central southern portion of the mainland of
England. From a small fishing hamlet it grew in the 19th century into a
fashionable resort, noted (because of its southerly location) for its mild climate
and long hours of ...
The inlet between the peninsula and the mainland creates a natural deepwater
harbour. The old town on the peninsula dates from the 9th century BC as a
Liburnian settlement. The ancient Liburnian town of Jadera became Roman in
the 1st ...
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