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Lake District

Summary
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region and national park in North West England. It is primarily famous for its mountain, lake, and coastal scenery, and for its literary associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets, Beatrix Potter, and John Ruskin. The Lake District is completely within Cumbria, and its mountains (or 'fells') are sometimes called the Cumbrian Mountains. It was historically divided between Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire. The Lake District National Park was established in 1951 and covers an area of , the bulk of the region. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017. All the land in England higher than above sea level lies within the Lake District, including Scafell Pike, which at is the highest mountain in England. It also contains Windermere, which is the largest lake in England by length () and area (), and Wast Water, which at is the deepest lake. National Park The Lake Dist
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