Bassenthwaite Lake is a large
lowland lake in Cumbria, England.
|Surface Area ||523.9 ha (1294.6 acres)|
|Perimeter ||17.6 km (10.9 miles)|
|Maximum Fetch ||6.3 km|
|Shoreline Development Index ||2.163|
|OS Grid Reference (lake centre) ||NY216293|
|Latitude (lake centre) ||54.653500|
|Longitude (lake centre) ||-3.216400|
|Altitude ||68 m (223 ft) |
|Distance to sea ||18.3 km (11.4 miles)|
|Civil Parish ||Bassenthwaite|
|District council ||Allerdale Borough Council|
|District council ward ||Boltons|
|County council ||Cumbria County Council|
|UK Parliament constituency ||Workington|
|County council ward ||Aspatria and Wharrels|
|European region ||North West|
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