NY3405 : Looking down from Loughrigg Terrace

taken 4 years ago, near to Elterwater, Cumbria, Great Britain

Looking down from Loughrigg Terrace
Looking down from Loughrigg Terrace
Looking down from the path and over Grasmere.
Grasmere (Lake) :: NY3306

Grasmere (“lake or pool surrounded by grass”) is one of the smaller lakes in the Lake District. It gives its name to the nearby village of Grasmere which is immediately to the north of the lake.

The lake is just under one mile in length and covers an area of approximately ¼ square miles. It is both fed and drained by the River Rothay, which flows through the village before entering the lake, and then exits downstream into nearby Rydal Water, beyond which it continues into Windermere.

The waters are navigable, with private boats allowed and rowing boats for hire, but powered boats are prohibited. The lake contains a single island, known as The Island.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lake 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3433 0583 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.6167N 3:0.8478W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 34453 05773
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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