Isle of Portland
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|Portland (Isle of Portland)|
Portland (Isle of Portland) shown within Dorset
|OS grid reference|
|- London||200 km (120 mi) ENE|
|District||Weymouth and Portland|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
|UK Parliament||South Dorset|
The Isle of Portland is an island in Dorset in the south of England. Portland is south of the resort of Weymouth. 13,000 people live there. It is where the famous Portland limestone was originally found.
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References[change | change source]
- "Portland—Dorset For You". Dorset County Council. 20011. http://www.dorsetforyou.com/index.jsp?articleid=343603. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
- West, Ian 2012. Ian West's website on the Jurassic Coast and more. Includes the Isle of Portland and its surrounds. Soton.ac.uk