National Geographic : 1936 Apr
ENGLAND'S LAKE DISTRICT, FOUNTAINHEAD OF POETRY WAST WATER, WILD AND SOMBER, IS THE DEEPEST LAKE IN ENGLAND Its still waters, 258 feet in depth, are flanked by the steep-sided Yewbarrow and the rocky bastions of the Screes, whose bowlder-strewn slopes are stained red with iron ore. The mist-capped pyramid in the center is Great Gable, a favorite of rock climbers. LCiNatlonal tjeograptnc society rinlay rnotograpns Dy L. r . Aoranam, .iu. MANY AMERICANS COME TO KESWICK AND STROLL IN THE HOTEL GARDENS The late Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson have visited here. By the shores of gleaming Derwent Water, Keswick is a center for the northern Lake District. The pilgrim to literary shrines finds here associations with Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Shelley, Gray, and Ruskin.