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For other uses, see Airedale (disambiguation).
The central Pennines can be easily traversed by low passes: * Airedale to Ribblesdale 144 m (472 ft) near Barnoldswick. * Airedale to Pendle Water 165 m (541 ft) near Colne. * Airedale to Londsdale 166 m (545 ft) near Settle.[1]

Coordinates: 54°01′01″N 1°27′54″W / 54.017°N 1.465°W / 54.017; -1.465 Airedale is a geographic area in Yorkshire, England, corresponding to the river valley of the River Aire (pronounced air). The valley stretches from the river's origin in Malham which is in the Yorkshire Dales, down past Keighley and Bingley, through Leeds and Castleford and on to join the River Ouse at Airmyn. This valley is of great topographic significance for provides low-altitude passes through the mid Pennines to the west coast.

Several things have taken their names from this area:


  1. ^ Google Earth Altitudes given by Google Earth maps
  2. ^ "American Kennel Club, meet the breeds: Airedale Terrier". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Airedale Terrier Club of America, Your Airedale". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Airedale NHS Foundation Trust". Retrieved 24 August 2011.