Why does Russia have the best maps of Britain?

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    Jay Foreman

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5 päivää sitten
yfelwulf
yfelwulf

@Jimbob Robob Exactly how would control hundreds of millions of people even the Germans found it near impossible.

20 tuntia sitten
yfelwulf
yfelwulf

@Influence08 Australia never entered Europe other than providing pilots.

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Jimbob Robob
Jimbob Robob

Planning for an invasion is a bit of the usual paranoid middle class overreach about the USSR. As if a conventional bombing campaign might not have preceded a nuclear one or sabotage and special ops by agents and special forces wouldn't have been a thing. Invasion indeed! How paranoid. It's as if the anxiety over Putin has pushed aside the collapse of the USSR under it's own deficiencies when it was revealed to be almost certainly incapable of such a thing and had been for decades.

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yfelwulf
yfelwulf

@thats not your bussines Unlike America that is about to become a 4th World Country.

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yfelwulf
yfelwulf

@Raged Ape evo Russia had Germany on the run before the Allies entered Europe they actually captured Berlin. They also at Americas request defeated Japan in just 2 weeks. America only fought 20% of the Japanese Army that had no equipment and had to steal food to operate. They used the A Bomb to stop them surrendering to Russia. FYI the British Army outfought and captured more territory than America in Europe you must have seen the movie version where America won.

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Soinas Doyi
Soinas Doyi

Other countries: we’ve heard of this undiscovered area where nobodies ever chartered before Britian: 0:14

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Dylan Dreisbach
Dylan Dreisbach

I honestly can’t tell if that picnic thing was a joke or not.

59 minuuttia sitten
Soinas Doyi
Soinas Doyi

1:22 Andropov was director of KGB. Began big corruption investigation. Started conflict with

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Grubber Jt
Grubber Jt

Interesting subject , pity about the idiotic presentation style.

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Gerard Khachaturyan
Gerard Khachaturyan

0:30 Is that Gillingham?

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KayAteChef
KayAteChef

If your enemy has nukes... get some nukes too.

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Albert Klarname
Albert Klarname

Espionage?

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Giorgianni Cartamancini
Giorgianni Cartamancini

Got the video in my recommendation, the quality is amazing!

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Craig Jones
Craig Jones

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5 tuntia sitten
Thomas Luethi
Thomas Luethi

@jayforemen you will have to checkout the application for the swiss maps (swiss topo) all swiss maps are available through the app. they are not as accurate as the swiss military maps i used, but the information those maps contain are insane

6 tuntia sitten
Карась Васин
Карась Васин

что это за язык?

6 tuntia sitten
Spoops
Spoops

I worked in an archive for a while, and found a series of Soviet maps of the UK, and a number of the local military bases had been labelled as schools (likely due to British intelligence trickery) and all schools were marked as non-targets.

7 tuntia sitten
Robert Mihalache
Robert Mihalache

Very well explained. Excellent quality. Well done.

7 tuntia sitten
Babalonkie
Babalonkie

Russian spies also measure the height of church bell towers in Salisbury...

7 tuntia sitten
Jötunn
Jötunn

Hanscom is about 20 minutes from my house, and I haven't seen more than one or two of the runways. It's a logistics base these days with a large civilian population.

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xfire7
xfire7

I wish they had invaded . That way the E.U. wouldn`t have existed .

7 tuntia sitten
Elijah Edric Guinto
Elijah Edric Guinto

The first ever post-Brexit video (as in the first after the transition period).

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DartLuke
DartLuke

1:22 Andropov was chief of KGB. Started big anticorruption campaign. As result it was war between Ministry of Internal Affairs(Soviet Police) and KGB. It is possible that he was assassinated

9 tuntia sitten
DartLuke
DartLuke

1:22 Andropov was director of KGB. Began big corruption investigation. Started conflict with

9 tuntia sitten
frank
frank

Only 15% of the KGB's budget was used for spying as we know it. The other 85% percent was used for "ideological subversion" (propagandizing receptive populations). Source: ex-KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov

9 tuntia sitten
Фердинанд Уткин
Фердинанд Уткин

ДЕГ момент

9 tuntia sitten
Pirvog Compost
Pirvog Compost

Because socialism is a far more effective system and Soviet people were more educated and better trained.

9 tuntia sitten
The Original Chefboyoboy
The Original Chefboyoboy

oi, mate... know where I can get a map? Bonus Comment: Because they were Russian made they were all drawn with a pencil!

9 tuntia sitten
Tim M
Tim M

The thief from chips challenge??? :)

10 tuntia sitten
Mickey Wakefield
Mickey Wakefield

Swiss Maps. Small country. Lots of money. A defensively oriented military focused on artillery on mountain tops. Equals - unbelievable maps. Singular trees are visible on most.

10 tuntia sitten
Colonel Panic
Colonel Panic

Radiators huh, The Russian San Galli's claim as the inventor of the heating radiator is disputed. It appears that he is one of several people who contributed to the development of the heating innovation. San Galli received a radiator patent in 1857, while American Joseph Nason developed a primitive radiator in 1841and received a number of U.S. patents for hot water and steam heating. Nason's patent for tapered pipe threads in particular is cited by 1930s writer Ara Marcus Daniels as the key development in the birth of the radiator.

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TheThousandhours
TheThousandhours

KOSHMAR!

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dueeh nyyu
dueeh nyyu

actress playing her...

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yo yo
yo yo

The periodic table? I'm pretty sure the UK has made the largest contribution to the periodic table?

12 tuntia sitten
dueeh nyyu
dueeh nyyu

paranoid ex-secret services agents, it’s just a matter of short time for this to become the past, thanks to the laws of nature. 
GЯEДT VIDEO FOLKS! 🖖

11 tuntia sitten
Dariel Rodríguez
Dariel Rodríguez

Your book is currently unavailable on Amazon. Any other source to get it? Thank you

12 tuntia sitten
The Proffsr Dickinson
The Proffsr Dickinson

Poland invented Vodka in 1405 just like the irish invented whiskey in 1405 ONE STRUGGLE

13 tuntia sitten
MadEcki
MadEcki

„Don’t watch it now, watch it later!“ — here‘s that episode: https://youtu.be/kwprznh3d-o

13 tuntia sitten
Aditya Narayan Rai
Aditya Narayan Rai

Only thing more irritating than Meg is British Accent.

13 tuntia sitten
Gavin Little
Gavin Little

Tunbridge wells translation is jokes

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Kamil
Kamil

i'm polish and live in britland, and the phonetic spelling is not bad lol

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OhThatEdit
OhThatEdit

because they had bears to ride on

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Rajdeep Ghara
Rajdeep Ghara

Finally another video of Map men

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Andrea Davide
Andrea Davide

You win at 1:03!

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23rt2308u24tkhg
23rt2308u24tkhg

Winning WW2 is debatable

14 tuntia sitten
simon dupper
simon dupper

They were the reason ww2 was won, they captured Berlin, killed the most soldiers, and undoubtedly won the war

12 tuntia sitten
Kong
Kong

No it’s not

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dustboxednorth
dustboxednorth

5:59 expected a NordVPN ad right about here

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YouSoSpice
YouSoSpice

k o s h m a r

16 tuntia sitten
oaketree
oaketree

The Chip's Challenge spy icon lmfao

16 tuntia sitten
Bob Baguette
Bob Baguette

When you said won the war for us, I puked a little. If you consider the rape and pillage of hundreds of miles of land a win then kudos to you.

16 tuntia sitten
Marco Anonymous
Marco Anonymous

Hence the draft of young men of the free West in the army, like myself.

16 tuntia sitten
Alexander Kachkaev
Alexander Kachkaev

*I am Russian and I made very detailed maps of some parts of the UK. Spoiler alert: this won’t be a spy story* 😁 Shortly after moving to London in 2009 as a student, I became interested in OpenStreetMap (OSM), which is an open map of the whole planet similar to Wikipedia. It did not take me much time to discover a nice local OSM community with pub meetups in ‘mapping parties’, which I happily joined. A mapping party in OSM is when the volunteers split some area into slices, decide who maps what, then walk around with clipboards, pens and photo cameras and finally add the collected data to the database under a free license. A few London blocks around Baker Street is an example of how crazy I sometimes went in surveying the details: see building colours and roof shapes, street lamps, individual trees, etc.: https://demo.f4map.com/#lat=51.5230613&lon=-0.1591994&zoom=18&camera.theta=49.87&camera.phi=42.112 I bet Soviet spies would be jealous! 😂
 I did not know about that crazy mapping project by the Soviets until going to an exception called ‘Maps and the 20th Century’, which took place at the British library in 2017. There was a pretty large paper map of Brighton, which I found pretty detailed, but not exceptional by any means at first glance. Only after checking the label plate, I realised that all captions on that map were in Cyrillic and this totally blew my mind! The funniest thing for me then was that a few years before seeing that Soviet map I also mapped Brighton with OSM folks, and my ‘mapping cake’ slice was the Brighton peer. The photo of how I was processing the collected data was even uploaded to Wikimedia commons by somebody after that: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adding_data_to_OSM_after_mapping_Brighton_Pier.jpg 
Again, a Soviet spy would be 100% jealous seeing the tech that I used! 😂
 It’s so cool to realise that the fabric of the 21st century is much more open and humane compared to the 20th century’s one. Although parts of the world are still ruled by old and paranoid ex-secret services agents, it’s just a matter of short time for this to become the past, thanks to the laws of nature. 
GЯEДT VIDEO FOLKS! 🖖

16 tuntia sitten
Replaymyway
Replaymyway

glad to hear Russia won WW2 for us especially the 2 years of the war they were essentially on the Germans side

16 tuntia sitten
alteronline
alteronline

спасибо за видео, товарищи. смотрел вместе с медведем

17 tuntia sitten
Simon Poulsen
Simon Poulsen

5:29 Copenhagen, Denmark. Yay!

17 tuntia sitten
~Sticky
~Sticky

Potat... oes? Fuckin' uncle Colin with the plurals.

17 tuntia sitten
Fucking Hatethisshit
Fucking Hatethisshit

Kinda refreshing to hear someone NOT russian say that we(russians) won the WW2. Thanks!

17 tuntia sitten
Marcus Lund
Marcus Lund

I am willing to bet that the map at 5:28 is a map of Copenhagen.... Which is, as you know, not in Britain.

17 tuntia sitten
Esynnejye
Esynnejye

Just spotted Copenhagen at 5.29. Greetings from a Danish map-fan.

18 tuntia sitten
George
George

OMG You guys mentioned the Soviet Maps in Afghanistan and how they were used by the U.S. I never deployed, but when I trained using Afghanistan as a scenario, I was very, very confused when looking at the various maps of Afghanistan, I had NO idea why the most accurate, meticulous and most detailed map before the actual safelite images was completely in Russian.... Now I know!

18 tuntia sitten
Otakar Kuby
Otakar Kuby

Any interest in Tartary Maps?

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Yellow
Yellow

They have the best spies

19 tuntia sitten
Lydia
Lydia

"And I for one welcome our new Soviet overlords."

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L0U13 __
L0U13 __

Other countries: we’ve heard of this undiscovered area where nobodies ever chartered before Britian: 0:14

19 tuntia sitten
Илья Ефимов
Илья Ефимов

3:44 where these spy icons from? Some videogame?

19 tuntia sitten
Jay Foreman
Jay Foreman

Chips Challenge

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RabidRacoonGaming
RabidRacoonGaming

I love how you included Georgy Malenkov in the list of leaders, despite being only a transitionary leader from Stalin to Khurshchev.

19 tuntia sitten
RabidRacoonGaming
RabidRacoonGaming

@Jay Foreman Good philosophy

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Jay Foreman
Jay Foreman

He’s on Wikipedia’s list, so he counts.

18 tuntia sitten
Kars Antics
Kars Antics

I found my town on the map

19 tuntia sitten
foopyu nooui
foopyu nooui

6:04 For anyone wondering, Кошмар literally means Nightmare, and can be used to express emotion when something goes wrong.

19 tuntia sitten
bertjesklotepino
bertjesklotepino

Russia winning WW2? Aha. I never knew that. I do remember this saying from a Soviet Diplomat. "You guys went to war to stop Totalitarisme in Eastern Europe by Hitler, and you ensured it by us." Btw, i thought the west also had a part in it? Btw, i remember Poland was to be protected, by the Western Powers. Like Britain. Btw, i remember Stalin also invading Poland right after Hitler went in first (Stalin claiming he was not yet ready.) So yeah, i guess you are right.

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bertjesklotepino
bertjesklotepino

@foopyu nooui what do you mean?

19 tuntia sitten
foopyu nooui
foopyu nooui

Still don’t have New Zealand on all of your maps

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Frank Primay
Frank Primay

The bit that you're in black suits next to the path and the building site fencing, is that turkey brook at forty hall. I know this is random

20 tuntia sitten
Resortified HD
Resortified HD

Cartography, Sovietism and niche knowledge, sounds like a wet dream. Great vid.

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experiment506
experiment506

One word. HUMINT

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Sergio
Sergio

They were not "Russian leaders", ffs, they were Soviet. And if you want to inform about their nationality, well, most of them were Ukrainian.

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neil
neil

A detailed map of the Cuillin Ridge would be usefull, cos there ain't nothing I can find.

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Dataman
Dataman

Don't play with the Russians!! They even mapped the PMs bowel movements.

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Eoin O'Kelly
Eoin O'Kelly

where the FUCK is the second "men" at the end of the intro i am not ok with this

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SuperVHSchannel
SuperVHSchannel

interesting but the over-perky-sing-song voices are unbearable. Sort it out lads, just be yourselves.

21 tunti sitten
iceturtle 1025
iceturtle 1025

“Winning World War 2.” Yeah, with US money

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LeeSpork
LeeSpork

3:38 "until no matter where you lived in the world, you were always at least 10,000 miles from a Russian spy." Where were the spies? In a medium Earth orbit?

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Dmitry S.
Dmitry S.

Old Soviet topographical maps are realty the best in the world. Highly detailed USSR Military Staff maps from 70s or 80s are still extremely popular among the hikers and alpinists in Russia and other ex-Soviet countries. No wonder they have made maps of other countries too. Going hiking in Scottish Highlands you better take old Soviet military map than the useless modern touristic one 😊 So, fellow British

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Jimbob Robob
Jimbob Robob

Planning for an invasion is a bit of the usual paranoid middle class overreach about the USSR. As if a conventional bombing campaign might not have preceded a nuclear one or sabotage and special ops by agents and special forces wouldn't have been a thing. Invasion indeed! How paranoid. It's as if the anxiety over Putin has pushed aside the collapse of the USSR under it's own deficiencies when it was revealed to be almost certainly incapable of such a thing and had been for decades.

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TroubleM
TroubleM

Question is were the non sovie maps meant for civilian use or not. Because if no, any basic knowledge about how military works can explain inaccuracies.

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sarcasmo57
sarcasmo57

Do one about google mars.

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Dhruv Datta
Dhruv Datta

Russia is the guy on the internet you challege to for a 1v1, and then texts you back your address

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Jack Murphy
Jack Murphy

Still don’t have New Zealand on all of your maps

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Íris Eva Gunnarsdóttir
Íris Eva Gunnarsdóttir

I think you know why.

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yfelwulf
yfelwulf

Russia had Germany on the run before the Allies entered Europe they actually captured Berlin. They also at Americas request defeated Japan in just 2 weeks. America only fought 20% of the Japanese Army that had no equipment and had to steal food to operate. They used the A Bomb to stop them surrendering to Russia. FYI the British Army outfought and captured more territory than America in Europe you must have seen the movie version where America won.

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mijuo roui
mijuo roui

I like how the conflict meter has ‘Not in the Christmas card list’ and ‘Nuke ‘em!’ with no gap between them

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Gerard Ligonde
Gerard Ligonde

The rough mall karunagappally bolt because rock cellularly coach besides a sick earth. shocking, loving punishment

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mijuo roui
mijuo roui

America defeated the wrong enemy in ww2.

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gpan62
gpan62

So they can find Salisbury 😉

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numbereightyseven
numbereightyseven

"Don't watch it nowwwww, watch it laterrrrrr..."

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Анатолий Сафонов
Анатолий Сафонов

Pure English humor..and such a finest theme.. oh man, I like it.

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Matt McGregor
Matt McGregor

You guys really hate Frome!

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Amazing Dancing Turnips
Amazing Dancing Turnips

Why are you studying Polish? To learn how to pronounce English place names of course!

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Lawrence Orr
Lawrence Orr

You idiots have no idea of what you speak of, read history, if you read enough you might have some surprising results.

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Vladimir Isyanov
Vladimir Isyanov

Russia fuck u

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Mongoose1Billion
Mongoose1Billion

At some point, those map making spies must've thought "Gee, everything sure is a lot nicer here than it is at home. There was probably at least some hesitation to return to the soviet union and its brutalist architecture after the job was complete.

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Robert Hardy
Robert Hardy

When they were actually in print East European city maps of the cold War era were much better than British ones, full colour printing with all the public transport routes layed out very neatly in different colours on the map, with the stops named, so that a stranger to the town or city, such as myself could easily navigate from the map.

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antsolja
antsolja

i thought u guys were smosh at first lol

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andpusten
andpusten

We must protect Uncle Colin at all cost

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darah
darah

i subscribed as soon as i heard that intro. YES

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Kane Knight
Kane Knight

I hate my job, I hate my life, I want to get out of here, I want to learn new skills so I can start a new career.

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Total Syambles
Total Syambles

"Polish Allies" more like Polish subjects

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Okroshka
Okroshka

Subjects of NATO/OECD, you mean ?

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Rychard Martinez
Rychard Martinez

Just stumbled on your channel, it’s so “Fun with flags” - I absolutely LOVE it! You guys have just gotten a new subscriber :)

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The Thanos Killing Kind
The Thanos Killing Kind

The USSR inherited highly accurate military maps from the Russian Empire, most of the British maps were the best due to the Tsar and the King being cousins bringing a close military alliance between the two Imperial Empires.

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Shiver
Shiver

America defeated the wrong enemy in ww2.

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Сергей Кудинов
Сергей Кудинов

Jay ваша личность была раскрыта. Немедленно покупайте билет в Москву. Агент СВР свяжется с вами как только сможет. Явка там же, если увидите фикус - явка провалена. Glory to Russia

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Seuraava

Why are British place names so hard to pronounce?

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