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  • The elevation of the land as a whole proceeds gradually from south to north, the highest points being found in the north-west, as the Peak, in which neighbourhood several points exceed a height of 2000 ft., while Axe Edge, south of Buxton, and many other points throughout the district, range from 1500 ft.
  • After the Trent the most important river is the Derwent, one of its tributaries, which, taking its rise in the lofty ridges of the High Peak, flows southward through a beautiful valley, receiving a number of minor streams in its course, including the Wye, which, rising near Buxton, traverses the fine Millersdale and Monsal Dale.
  • Limestone is quarried at Buxton, Millersdale and Matlock for lime, fluxing and chemical purposes.
  • Limestone is quarried at Buxton, Millersdale and Matlock for lime, fluxing and chemical purposes.
  • At Buxton, at an elevation of about 1000 ft., the mean temperature in January is 34.9° F., and in July 57.50, the mean annual being 45.4°.
 

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