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Location address: UK, Cumbria, Carmunnock
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Ullswater is a typical Lake District narrow “ribbon lake” formed after the last ice age when a glacier scooped out the valley floor and when the glacier retreated, the deepened section filled with meltwater which became a lake.
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Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approximately 14.5 kilometres long and 1,200 m wide with a maximum depth of slightly more than 60 metres.