Helvellyn


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Helvellyn

(hĕlvĕl`ĭn), mountain, 3,118 ft (950 m) high, in the Lake District, NW England, SE of Keswick. Near the summit is a memorial to Charles Gough, who died (1805) there of exposure. He was commemorated in poems by Sir Walter ScottScott, Sir Walter,
1771–1832, Scottish novelist and poet, b. Edinburgh. He is considered the father of both the regional and the historical novel. Early Life and Works

After an apprenticeship in his father's law office Scott was admitted (1792) to the bar.
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 and William WordsworthWordsworth, William,
1770–1850, English poet, b. Cockermouth, Cumberland. One of the great English poets, he was a leader of the romantic movement in England. Life and Works

In 1791 he graduated from Cambridge and traveled abroad.
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Helvellyn

a mountain in NW England, in the Lake District. Height: 949 m (3114 ft.)
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An experienced fell walker, Mr Barrow, of Coleridge Grove, Widnes, was said to know Helvellyn very well and said the peak - one of England's highest - was his "favourite mountain".
Seven people have died on 3,117ft Helvellyn in five years.
Nestled in the heart of the Lake District - ideally situated for the peaks of Helvellyn, Skiddaw and Scafell - it boasts spectacular views of the fells, as well as its own gardens.
Tryfan in Snowdonia topped a survey by hillwalking magazine Trail, with Helvellyn in the Lake District coming second and Wales' highest mountain Snowdon securing third place.
The natural gas price induced curtailments are primarily from several of ATP's Gulf of Mexico Shelf properties and Helvellyn and Tors wells in the North Sea.
Stewart Armstrong, 59, died after falling from Helvellyn while walking with his son on Saturday morning, despite the efforts of the son and passers-by to resuscitate him.
It came as a walker was killed after he plunged 1,000ft in snowy conditions on Helvellyn in the Lake District.
Everton fan Philip Ashton, 43, from Haydock, near St Helens, was walking along Swirral Edge, at Helvellyn, in the Lake District, when the accident happened on December 30.
Twenty-nine staff from the firm's Birmingham, Norwich, Cambridge, Leeds and Manchester offices, along with eight other participants, took part in the charity challenge, which included climbing up and down Helvellyn, in the Lake District, canoeing 15km on Ullswater and a 30km on and off-road mountain bike ride all in one day.
Mr Burns, a former pupil of Colne Valley High School, Greenhead Sixth Form College and Huddersfield University, fell through a cornice of snow on Helvellyn in the Lake District.
ISLAND TREASURE: David Dimbleby visits Lindisfarne SCALING THE HEIGHTS: Walla Crag overlooking Derwent Water in Cumbria PEAK PRACTICE: with Pete Collins on a snow-covered Helvellyn
It is fascinating that fields Milch were licensed as long ago as 1984 and even, in the case of Helvellyn in the Southern North Sea, in 1964 are now being developed through a combination of enterprising operators and modern technology.