Lake-district Sentence Examples
The industries of the Lake District include slate quarrying and some lead and zinc mining, and weaving, bobbin-making and pencil-making.
Setting aside London and Edinburgh, no locality in the British Isles is so intimately associated with the history of English literature as the Lake District.
But it was Wordsworth, a native of Cumberland, born on the outskirts of the Lake District itself, who really made it a.Mecca for lovers of English poetry.
But there is a deeper connexion than this between the Lake District and English letters.
The Chachu and the Charta are large clear streams, evidently draining from the great central lake district.
On this shore Morecambe Bay receives the Wampool and Waver from the plain, the Ellen has its mouth at Maryport, and the Derwent from the Lake District at Workington.
It is pleasantly situated on the river Derwent, at the junction of the Cocker, outlying hills of the Lake District sheltering it on the north, east and south.
This is a ferm of relief frequently occurring elsewhere, as in the Niagara cuesta of the Great Lake district of the northern United States and in the Cotswold and Chiltern hills of England, typical examples of the cuesta class.
It continues through the central lake district to Tengri Nor and Lhasa.
Johns (1771-1845), in George Street, Manchester, where his daily round of laboratory work and tuition was broken only by annual excursions to the Lake district and occasional visits to London, "a surprising place and well worth one's while to see once, but the most disagreeable place on earth for one of a contemplative turn to reside in constantly."Advertisement
Emin remained behind with the sick, and with a very reduced following left the lake district in March 1892 for the Congo river.
To the north lies the picturesque lake district between Skanderborg and Silkeborg (see Aarhus).
On the north-west side of the Pennine system, marked off from it by the upper valleys of the rivers Eden and Lune, lies the circular hill-tract whose narrow valleys, radiating from its centre somewhat like wheel-spokes, contain the beautiful lakes which give it the celebrated name of the Lake District.
In the extreme north-west is the so-called Solway Plain, of no great extent, but clearly defined between the northern foothills of the Lake District and the shore of Solway Firth.
Low shores correspond to the plains of Cheshire, Lancashire and the Solway, while the intervening coast is of no great elevation, as only the foothills of the Lake District approach it with a gradual slope.Advertisement
With the exception of those in the Lake District (q.v.) the lakes of England are few and insignificant.
The Lake District occupies the counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and North Lancashire.
Except in the towns of the outer border, the Lake District is very thinly peopled; and from the economic point of view, the remarkable beauty of its scenery, attracting numerous residents and tourists, is the most valuable of its resources.
In the north-west a tongue of the Red rocks forms the Eden valley, separating the Lake District from the Pennine Chain, with Carlisle as its central town.
It was about this time that the Pennine Hills, the Lake District mountain mass, and the Mendip Hills were being most vigorously uplifted, while the granite masses of Cornwall and Devon wore perhaps being injected into the Carboniferous and Devonian rocks.Advertisement
In early Jurassic times the sea probably again occupied most of England with the exception of the above-mentioned areas, the Lake District and eastern part of the London Basin; Wales, too, and much of Scotland were land.
There are few places in the Western Division where the rainfall is less than 35 in., while in Wales, the Cornwall-Devon peninsula, the Lake District and the southern part of the Pennine Region the precipitation exceeds 40 in., and in Wales and the Lake District considerable areas have a rainfall of over 60 in.
Fortunately, Viva! 's new and updated Vegetarian Guide to the Lake District provides a timely boost for local businesses.
Another very popular part of the UK to spend Christmas in a self catering holiday cottage is the Lake District.
More than 99% of Herdwick sheep in the UK are kept in flocks in the central and western dales of the Lake District.Advertisement
You will find superb views over the North Pennines, the eastern fells of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
Food for Thought Pugh reviewed 23 incidents of accidental hypothermia in walkers, campers and climbers in Scotland, Wales and the Lake District.
Is it possible, I speculated, to wander lonely as a cloud in the Lake District in the middle of August?
The hills of the Lake District become visible on the right of the train in the far distance.
The principal centres in the Lake District are Keswick (Derwentwater), Ambleside, Bo*ness, Windermere and Lakeside (Windermere), Coniston and Boot (Eskdale), all of which, except Ambleside and Bowness (which nearly joins Windermere) are accessible by rail.
Chapel Beck Cottage is our Lake District chill-out suite for couples, complete with its own sauna suite.
Lake District High Fells Cumbria Lake District High Fells represent high-altitude siliceous slopes with chasmophytic vegetation in northern England.
Getting There South Lakes Wild Animal Park is situated just outside Dalton in Furness at the southwestern tip of the Lake District.
Spots on the mountains of Scotland, Northern Ireland, North Wales, and the Lake District of England are sheeted over with its firm flat tufts, often several feet across.