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Encyclopedia > Raise (Lake District)

For other uses see Raise (disambiguation)

Raise
Elevation 883 metres (2,897 feet)
Location Lake District, England
Prominence c. 58 m
Topo map OS Landranger 90
OS grid reference NY342174
Listing Hewitt, Wainwright, Nuttall

At 883 m (2897 ft), Raise is the 12th highest mountain in the Lake District, according to Wainwright's list. It stands on the long chain of hills known as the Helvellyn range; the summit of Helvellyn itself lies about 2.5 km to south. A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2005 est. ... In topography, prominence, also known as autonomous height, relative height or shoulder drop (in America) or prime factor (in Europe), is a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains, also known as peaks. ... Example of a topographic map with contour lines Part of the same map in a perspective shaded relief view illustrates how the contour lines of the original follow the terrain Topographic maps, also called contour maps, topo maps or topo quads (for quadrangles), are maps that show topography, or land... Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The mountains and hills of Great Britain, and to a lesser extent Ireland, are the subject of a considerable number of lists which categorise them by height, topographic prominence, or other criteria. ... A Hewitt is a hill in England, Wales or Ireland over two thousand feet (609. ... Alfred Wainwright listed 214 fells in total in his series of seven Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. ... The Nuttalls are hills in England and Wales over 610 m (2000 feet), which rise above their surroundings on all sides by 15 m. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Alfred Wainwright (1907 – 1991) was best known for his seven Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. ... This is a list of fells, hills, mountains, groups of mountains and subsidiary summits and tops in the Lake District, England. ... Helvellyn range - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Helvellyn, at 950 metres (3,117 feet) above sea-level, is the third highest peak in England. ...


Raise is separated from the next peak to the north, Stybarrow Dodd, by Sticks Pass, which provides a possible route to the summit. There is a ski tow on the northeastern slopes above Sticks Pass. Stybarrow Dodd is a fell in the Lake District, in England. ... A ski tow, also called rope tow, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ...


The southeastern side of Raise has steep slopes of scree overlooking Keppel Cove, a corrie at the head of the Glenridding Beck. There are the remains of a disused dam in Keppel Cover. A bridleway leads from the floor of Keppel Cove, to the col south of Raise, in a series of zig-zags; this track splits from Sticks Pass above Glenridding Youth Hostel. It has been suggested that Coombe be merged into this article or section. ... A running stream. ... In England and Wales, a bridleway is a way over which the public have the following, but no other, rights of way: a right of way on foot and a right of way on horseback or leading a horse, with or without a right to drive animals of any description... Col may refer to: the French word for mountain pass a common abbreviation for the military rank colonel This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Look up zigzag in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Youth hostel in Rome. ...


Nearby hills include Helvellyn, Great Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd and White Side. Helvellyn, at 950 metres (3,117 feet) above sea-level, is the third highest peak in England. ... At 855 m (2807 feet), Great Dodd is one of the highest mountains in England. ... Stybarrow Dodd is a fell in the Lake District, in England. ... White Side is a mountain in the English Lake District. ...



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Wainwright's Eastern Fells

Arnison CragBirkhouse MoorBirksCatstycam (Catstye Cam)Clough HeadDollywaggon PikeDove CragFairfieldGlenridding DoddGowbarrow FellGreat DoddGreat Mell FellGreat RiggHart CragHart SideHartsop above How • Helvellyn • Heron PikeHigh Hartsop DoddHigh PikeLittle Hart CragLittle Mell FellLow PikeMiddle DoddNab ScarNethermost PikeRaiseRed ScreesSeat SandalSheffield PikeSt Sunday CragStone ArthurStybarrow DoddWatson's DoddWhite Side Alfred Wainwright (1907 – 1991) was best known for his seven Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. ... Alfred Wainwright listed 214 fells in total in his series of seven Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. ... Arnison Crag is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Fairfield group in the Eastern Fells. ... Birkhouse Moor is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Helvellyn range in the Eastern Fells. ... Birks is a fell in the English Lake District situated two kilometres south west of the village of Patterdale in the eastern sector of the national park. ... Catstye Cam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Clough Head is the northermost fell of the Helvellyn range in the eastern part of the English Lake District, lying north of Great Dodd. ... Dollywaggon Pike - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Dove Crag is a fell in the English Lake District, it is situated in the Eastern sector of the national park, seven kilometres south-south-west of Glenridding, it reaches a height of 792 metres (2598 feet). ... Fairfield, at 873 metres or 2863 feet, is the 13th highest mountain in the Lake District. ... Glenridding Dodd is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Helvellyn range in the Eastern Fells. ... Gowbarrow Fell is a hill of 1579 feet in the English Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. ... At 855 m (2807 feet), Great Dodd is one of the highest mountains in England. ... Great Mell Fell is a hill in the Eastern part of the English Lake District. ... Great Rigg is a fell in the English Lake District, it is situated 7 kilometres north northwest of Ambleside and reaches a height of 766 metres (2513 feet). ... Hart Crag is a fell in the English Lake District, being one of the Fairfield group of hills in the Eastern Fells. ... Hart Side is a fell in the English Lake District, being an outlier of the Helvellyn range in the Eastern Fells. ... Hartsop above How is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Helvellyn range in the Eastern Fells. ... Helvellyn, at 950 metres (3,117 feet) above sea-level, is the third highest peak in England. ... Heron Pike is a fell in the English Lake District, two kilometres east of Grasmere, it is not a fell of great significance being just a slight grassy rise on the long southern ridge of its parent fell Fairfield. ... High Hartsop Dodd is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Fairfield group in the Eastern Fells. ... High Pike is a fell in the English Lake District, located five kilometres north of Ambleside, it is an impressive sight when viewed from the south around High Sweden bridge near Ambleside, it has the look of a remote peak standing alone with cliffs falling away from the summit on... Little Hart Crag is a fell in the Lake District area of England. ... Little Mell Fell is a fell in the northern Lake District of England. ... Low Pike is a small fell in the English Lake District it has a modest height of 508 metres (1667 feet) and is situated three kilometres north of Ambleside and is well seen from the streets of the town as the first prominent fell on the ridge which continues northwards... Middle Dodd is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Helvellyn range in the Eastern Fells. ... Nab Scar is a fell in the English Lake District, an outlier of the Fairfield group in the Eastern Fells. ... Nethermost Pike is a fell in the English Lake District. ... Red Screes is a fell in the Eastern part of the English Lake District, situated between the valleys of Patterdale and Ambleside. ... Looking down Grisedale to Ullswater in the far distance from Seat Sandal summit, St Sunday Crag is the fell on the right. ... St Sunday Crag is a mountain in the eastern part of the English Lake District, near Helvellyn and Fairfield. ... Stybarrow Dodd is a fell in the Lake District, in England. ... White Side is a mountain in the English Lake District. ...


Full list of Wainwrights by Area Alfred Wainwright listed 214 fells in total in his series of seven Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. ...


 
 

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