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Encyclopedia > Hewitt (hill)

A Hewitt is a hill in England, Wales or Ireland over two thousand feet (609.6 m) high with a relative height of at least 30 m. The list was compiled and is maintained by Alan Dawson.


There are 525 Hewitts in total: 178 in England, 137 in Wales and 211 in Ireland. (Black Mountain is in both England and Wales.) Scotland is not included because it has so many mountains; instead there are separate lists called Munros, Corbetts, Donalds, and Grahams. Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English and Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² NUTS... Black Mountain is a mountain in the Black Mountains (not to be confused with the Black Mountain range of hills). ... Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country or nation and former independent kingdom of northwest Europe, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom. ... Aonach Eagach, a popular ridge between two munros in Glen Coe, Meall Dearg and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh A Munro is a Scottish hill with a height over 3000 feet (914. ... A Corbett is a hill in Scotland between 2500 and 3000 feet (762–914. ... Donalds are hills in the Scottish lowlands over 2000 feet (609. ... A Graham is a hill in Scotland with a height between 2000 and 2500 feet (609. ...


Some hillwalkers attempt to climb all the Hewitts; this is a form of peak bagging. Hillwalking or fellwalking is the recreational practice of hiking in mountainous terrain. ... Peak bagging (also hill bagging, mountain bagging, or among enthusiasts, just bagging) is a popular activity for hillwalkers and mountaineers in which they attempt to reach the summit of each peak in a region above some height, or having a particular feature. ...


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Hill lists in the British Isles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1082 words)
A hill with a prominence of at least 30 m is automatically a Donald, but one with a relative height of 15 m may be one if it is of sufficient topographic interest.
The Grahams are hills in Scotland between 2000 and 2500 feet (609.6 and 762 m), with a prominence of at least 500 feet (152.4 m).
There are 525 Hewitts in total: 178 in England, 137 in Wales and 211 in Ireland.
John Hill Hewitt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (861 words)
Hewitt was born in New York City, into a musical family.
By 1822, Hewitt did not have the grades to graduate, and his military career ended when he challenged a school officer to a duel.
Hewitt returned to Virginia to teach at the Wesleyan Female Institute in Staunton and at the Dunbar Female Institute in Winchester.
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