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Lake District

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointScafell Pike (978 m/3209 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
States/ProvincesEngland
Area4,663 sq km / 1,800 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent98 km / 61 mi North-South
70 km / 44 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long54° 30' N; 3° 6' W
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Map of Lake District
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Lake District.
England HillsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Lake DistrictLevel 5
         PenninesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeast England CoastLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central England-East AngliaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southeast EnglandLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest England-Channel IslandsLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Lake District

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Scafell Pike9783209 
2.Scafell9643163 
3.Symonds Knott9593146 
4.Helvellyn9503117 
5.Ill Crag9353068 
6.Broad Crag9343064 
7.Skiddaw9313054 
8.Helvellyn-Lower Man9253035 
9.Great End9102986 
10.Bowfell9022959 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Lake District

Scafell Pike
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The Scafell Group from the summit of Bowfell (left to right: Scafell, Mickledore and Scafell Pike) (2014-11-24). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Scafell
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The Scafell Group from the summit of Bowfell (left to right: Scafell, Mickledore and Scafell Pike) (2014-11-24). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Skiddaw
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Skiddaw and Keswick from Walla Crag (2012). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Bowfell
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The Scafell Group from the summit of Bowfell (left to right: Scafell, Mickledore and Scafell Pike) (2014-11-24). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Nethermost Pike
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Looking towards Nethermost Pike (left) and Helvellyn (centre) from Dollywagon Pike (2014-03-03). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Scoat Fell
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From Scoat Fell looking towards Red Pike with the Scafell Group in the background (Scafell Pike to left of Scafell) (2015-04-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Red Pike
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From Scoat Fell looking towards Red Pike with the Scafell Group in the background (Scafell Pike to left of Scafell) (2015-04-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Clough Head
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The summit trig point and wind shelter of Clough Head looking towards Skiddaw (L) and Blencathra (R) (2015-03-10). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Ullscarf
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The summit of Ullscarf looking NW towards Grasmoor and the NW fells (2015-02-02). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Yewbarrow
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The summit of Yewbarrow at dusk, looking East across Wasdale towards the Scafell Group (2015-04-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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