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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Moor in Devonshire, a tableland of an average height of 1200 ft. above the sea-level, and of upwards of 120,000 acres in extent, incapable of cultivation, but affording pasturage for sheep, of which it breeds a small hardy race; it has rich veins of minerals; abounds in British remains, and contains a large convict prison.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Dartmoor'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/dartmoor.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.