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Cannock

Cannock (kănˈək) [key], city (1991 pop. 54,003), Staffordshire, W central England. It was a mining town dependent upon the rich coal deposits of Cannock Chase until most of the mines closed in the mid-1990s. Cannock's other industries are metalworking and brick making.

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