Bassenthwaite sentence example
- The river Derwent, rising in the tarns and "gills" or "ghylls" (small streams running in deeply-grooved clefts) north of Sty Head Pass and the Scafell mass flows north through the wooded Borrowdale and forms Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite.
- Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite occupy a single depression, a flat alluvial plain separating them.
- Fish taken in the lakes include perch, pike, char and trout in Windermere, Ennerdale, Bassenthwaite, Derwentwater, &c., and the gwyniad or fresh-water herring in Ullswater.
- The river Derwent enters the lake from the south and leaves it on the north, draining it through Bassenthwaite lake, to the Irish Sea.
- The existing lakes include Windermere and Coniston, draining south; Wastwater, draining south-west, Ennerdale water, Buttermere and Crummock water (the two latter, originally one lake, are now divided by a lateral delta), draining north-west; Derwent water and Bassenthwaite water (which were probably originally one lake), and Thirlmere, draining north; Ullswater and Haweswater, draining north-east.Advertisement
- Here, between Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lake lies ' a so civil wilderness ' .
- River Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lake Cumbria The Derwent represents brook lamprey Lampetra planeri in a high-quality, oligotrophic river in northern England.
- River Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lake Cumbria The Derwent represents sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus in a high-quality oligotrophic river in northern England.