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One lake wonder!

8 August 2006
Posted in: Scratchpad | 4 Comments

How many lakes are there in the Lake District?

Five? Ten? A few dozen? Believe it or not, just one—Bassenthwaite Lake!

Well, actually, it might be nitpicking of a high order. The truth is, there a number of ‘water bodies’, but only one officially named ‘Lake’. The others are all ‘meres’ or ‘waters’, like Windermere, Buttermere, Derwent Water, Crummock Water!

So now you know! πŸ˜‰

(By the way, I have plenty of lovely pictures of the above. Stay tuned!)


4 Responses

  1. Kat says:

    I like the name, “Crummock Water” best out of those.

  2. Marie says:

    You call that an update?!

    *huffs off*

  3. Alpana says:

    knew you would be updating atleast once before you got back πŸ™‚

  4. Payal says:

    @Kat: I like Windermere best! :mrgreen:

    @Marie: Well… cut me some slack. I’m technically on holiday! and with the latest happenings in London, I wonder if I’ll actually be able to board my flight!

    @Alpana: And pray where are you? In the US?! Ha ha… πŸ˜›

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