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Pennines

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCross Fell (893 m/2930 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
States/ProvincesEngland (98%), Scotland (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area31,048 sq km / 11,987 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent356 km / 221 mi North-South
160 km / 99 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long54° 10' N; 1° 54' W
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Map of Pennines
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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 Pennines.
England HillsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Lake DistrictLevel 5 (Sibling)
         PenninesLevel 5
                 Cheviot HillsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Northern PenninesLevel 6 (Child)
                 Central PenninesLevel 6 (Child)
                 Lancashire PenninesLevel 6 (Child)
                 Peak DistrictLevel 6 (Child)
         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 Pennines

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Cross Fell8932930Northern Pennines
2.Great Dun Fell8482782Northern Pennines
3.Little Dun Fell8422762Northern Pennines
4.The Cheviot8152674Cheviot Hills
5.Mickle Fell7882585Northern Pennines
6.Burnhope Seat7472451Northern Pennines
7.Burnhope Seat-East Slope7462448Northern Pennines
8.Hangingstone Hill7432438Cheviot Hills
9.Whernside7362415Central Pennines
10.Ingleborough7242375Central Pennines
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Cross Fell8932930Northern Pennines
2.The Cheviot8152674Cheviot Hills
3.Whernside7362415Central Pennines
4.Kinder Scout6362087Peak District
5.Ward's Stone5611841Lancashire Pennines



Photos of Peaks in the Pennines

Lindisfarne Highpoint
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Lindisfarne Castle built on the highest point of Lindisfarne (Holy Island) (2006-08-31). Photo by Peter Stone.
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