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Wast Water is in the Western Lake District, one of the most remote of the lakes. Wast Water is set in stunning surroundings, with the screes which slope down to the water and on into the depths of the lake on it's Eastern shores, and the tallest mountains in England - Scafell 964m(3162ft), Scafell Pike 978m(3210ft), Lingmell807m(2649ft) and Great Gable 899m(2949ft). Wast Water is the deepest lake in England at 79m (258ft) and the bottom is over 50ft below sea level. The length of Wastwater is 4.88km (3.08 miles) and it is 0.78km (0.48 miles) wide.

 

Wast Water was voted Britain's Favourite View this summer.

 

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Taken on May 25, 2007