from London on the Windermere branch of the London & North-Western railway.
for the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographic. Ranke married, at Windermere, in 1843, Miss Clara Graves, daughter of an Irish barrister.
Within this circle, besides the largest lake, Windermere, is the highest point in England, Scafell Pike; yet Windermere is but 102 m.
The district as a whole is grooved by a main depression, running from north to south along the valleys of St John, Thirlmere, Grasmere and Windermere, surmounting a pass (Dunmail Raise) of only 783 ft.; while a secondary depression, in the same direction, runs along Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Wasdale and Wastwater, but here Sty Head Pass, between Borrowdale and Wasdale, rises to 1600 ft.
in length, is the deepest lake of all (258 ft.), its floor, like those of Windermere and Ullswater, sinking below sea-level.
depth), east of which a lower, wellwooded tract, containing two beautiful lesser lakes, Tarn Hows and Esthwaite Water, extends to Windermere (q.v.).
max., second to Windermere in area), and so north-east to the Eden.
There are regular steamer services on Windermere and Ullswater.
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.
From 1807 to 1815 Christopher North (John Wilson) was settled at Windermere.
The following is a selection from the literature of the subject: Harriet Martineau, The English Lakes (Windermere, 1858); Mrs Lynn Linton, The Lake Country (London, 1864); E.
BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, an urban district in the Appleby parliamentary division of Westmorland, England, on the east shore of Windermere, 14 m.
of Windermere station on the London & North-Western railway.
Together with the town of Windermere it forms an urban district (pop. 5061 in 1901), but the two towns were separate until 1gos.
AMBLESIDE, a market-town in the Appleby parliamentary division of Westmorland, England, a mile from the head of Windermere.
At the head of Windermere is Waterhead, the landing-stage of Ambleside, which is served by the lake steamers of the Furness Railway Company.
The chief roads which centre upon Ambleside are - one from the town of Windermere, following the eastern shore of the lake; one from Ullswater, by Patterdale and Kirkstone Pass; one from Keswick, by Dunmail Raise and Grasmere, and the two lovely lakes of Grasmere and Rydal Water; and one from the Brathay valley and the Langdales to the west.
His first real success with the larger public was as a dramatist with Lady Windermere's Fan at the St James's Theatre in 1892, followed by A Woman of No Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895) and The Importance of (1895).
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.
Sedimentary rocks of the same age form a belt to the north, and include Skiddaw (3054 ft.); while to the south a belt of Silurian rocks, thickly covered with boulder clay, forms the finely wooded valleys of Coniston and Windermere.
A group of artificial lakes, one of them exceeded in area only by Windermere, has been formed in the valley of the Elan, a tributary of the Wye, for the supply of water to Birmingham.
Carnforth, Barrow, Whitehaven, with branches to Coniston, Windermere (Lakeside), &c. Docks at Barrow.
The Leven drains Windermere and the Crake Coniston Lake.
The district is served by the main line of the Furness railway, from Carnforth (junction with the London & North-Western railway), passing the pleasant watering-place of Grange, and approximately following the coast by Ulverston, Dalton and Barrow, with branches to Lake Side, Windermere, and to Coniston.
crustacean zooplankton and pelagic fish in Windermere.
In Lady Windermere's Fan, the disgraced woman is really the Good Woman, a moral exemplum whatever her social standing.
mansion situated in 17 acres of landscaped grounds on the shores of Lake Windermere.
psychobiology section of the British Psychological Society (September 2005, Lake Windermere ).
One of the most beautifully secluded Lakeside caravan estates offering exclusive lake frontage for 1km onto Windermere, set on a farm.
situated in an unrivaled position at the very tip of Lake Windermere, on the outskirts of Ambleside.
southern shore of Lake Windermere near Newby Bridge.
On arrival in Windermere, Wainwright ascended the recommended summit of Orrest Head.
Claife Heights, an area of low fells lying west of Windermere, is an excellent venue for those new to mountain biking.
western shore of Windermere, Low Wray is the perfect base for a whole range of outdoor activities.
Factors influencing the spatial distribution of crustacean zooplankton and pelagic fish in Windermere.
rises an abrupt limestone eminence, Scout Scar, which commands an extensive view towards Windermere and the southern mountains of the Lake District.
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.
Situated in an unrivaled position at the very tip of Lake Windermere, on the outskirts of Ambleside.
Other Attractions Aquarium of the Lakes is on the southern shore of Lake Windermere near Newby Bridge.
Situated on the western shore of Windermere, Low Wray is the perfect base for a whole range of outdoor activities.
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