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Rural Land Resources. The Lake District: An Upland Glaciated Landscape. The Lake District. The Lake District: Facts and Figures. The Lake District is the largest National Park in England It covers 885 square miles. It’s highest mountain is Scafell Pike at 978m (3210 feet)

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Rural land resources

Rural Land Resources

The Lake District: An Upland Glaciated Landscape



The lake district facts and figures
The Lake District: Facts and Figures

  • The Lake District is the largest National Park in England

  • It covers 885 square miles.

  • It’s highest mountain is Scafell Pike at 978m (3210 feet)

  • It’s longest lake is Windermere which is 10.5 miles long.

  • There are 12 million visitors per year.

  • 89% of visitors to the Lake District come by car.


The lake district relief
The Lake District: Relief

  • Deep U-Shaped valleys dissect the upland landscape.

  • 16 Ribbon Lakes occupy many of these valleys.

  • There is a lot of evidence to prove that the Lake District was once affected by glaciation.


Task 1
Task 1:

Using your O.S map of the Lake District,

Find 3 features of glaciation and write

down the main processes that formed them.

Remember to use actual names and grid references eg. Stickle Tarn 285 075


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