NY3405 : Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace

taken 3 years ago, near to Elterwater, Cumbria, Great Britain

Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace
Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace
Looking down on the edge of the lake in the rain.
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
Saturday, 18 August, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 May, 2019
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lake 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3429 0590 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.6541N 3:0.8857W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 34239 05697
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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