Презентация на тему: Lake District

Lake District
Lake District
Lake District
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The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains (or fells), and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin. The Lake District National Park was established in 1951 and covers an area of 2,362 square kilometres. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017

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The Lake District is one of the most highly populated national parks. There are major settlements within this mountainous area - the towns of Keswick, Windermere, Ambleside and Bowness -on-Windermere being the largest four. Significant towns immediately outwith the boundary of the national park include Kendal, Cockermouth, Penrith and Grange-over-Sands; each of these have important economic links with the area. The economies of almost all are intimately linked with tourism. The Lake District is one of the most highly populated national parks. There are major settlements within this mountainous area - the towns of Keswick, Windermere, Ambleside and Bowness -on-Windermere being the largest four. Significant towns immediately outwith the boundary of the national park include Kendal, Cockermouth, Penrith and Grange-over-Sands; each of these have important economic links with the area. The economies of almost all are intimately linked with tourism. SETTLEMENT

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The mountains of the Lake District are also known as the "Cumbrian Mountains", although this name is less frequently used than terms like "the Lake District" or "the Lakeland Fells". Many of the higher fells are rocky in character,wiht moorland. The mountains of the Lake District are also known as the "Cumbrian Mountains", although this name is less frequently used than terms like "the Lake District" or "the Lakeland Fells". Many of the higher fells are rocky in character,wiht moorland. Valleys The valleys serve to break the mountains up into separate blocks which have been described by various authors in different ways. Hills (Fells) The four highest mountains in the Lake District each exceed 3000ft (914m). These are; Scafell Pike, 978 m (3,210 ft ), Scafell, 965 m (3,162 ft ), Helvellyn, 951 m (3,118 ft ) and Skiddaw, 931 m (3,054 ft )

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The Lake District National Park is famous for its magnificent scenery, varied wildlife and cultural heritage. The semi-natural woodlands add texture, colour and variety to the landscape and also provide a home for native animals and plants. The National Park has the highest concentration of outdoor activity centres in the UK. It is the birthplace of mountaineering. The Lake District National Park is famous for its magnificent scenery, varied wildlife and cultural heritage. The semi-natural woodlands add texture, colour and variety to the landscape and also provide a home for native animals and plants. The National Park has the highest concentration of outdoor activity centres in the UK. It is the birthplace of mountaineering.

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