National Geographic : 1945 Apr
EJ. W.Tattersall Derwent Water, a Misty, Island-studded Gem of the Lake District, Reflects the Snows of Skiddaw (3,053 feet) and Saddleback (Right) Celebrated by the "Lake school"-Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey-the district contains a wildness and grandeur unrivaled in'England. Commercial exploitation threatened until the National Trust intervened. In 1923 a rock climbers' club contributed the tops of adozen peaks as amemorial toitswar dead. Behind these hikers lies Keswick, a convenient exploration center (pages 415 and 438).