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  Codale Tarn
  Easedale Tarn

[Codale] Tarn is a small piece of water containing a few trout, perch, and eels. It sends a small stream down a rocky channel into Easdale Tarn, which is one of the largest mountain tarns, seated in the western branch of Grasmere vale among rocky precipices, of which Blakerigg, or Blea Crag, is the principal. Its stream - from its frothy whiteness called Sour-milk Gill - is a striking object from the road.

tarns, above Ullswater
Tarns in the environs of Ullswater.
  Hayes Water
  Angle Tarn
  Grisedale Tarn
  Red Tarn

Hays Water is of more extended dimensions than most of those called tarns; and is much frequented by anglers. The stream from it passes Low Hartshop, joining that from Brother Water near the foot of the latter.- Angle Tarn, lying north of the last, upon the mountain separating Patterdale from Martindale, is one of the smaller class; but of a curious shape, having two rocky islets and a small broken peninsula. Its stream in a quick descent, reaches the vale about half a mile further down.- Grisedale Tarn, one of the larger class, lies in the junction of the three mountains Helvellyn, Seatsandal, and Fairfield. The road over the Hause, from Grasmere to Patterdale, passing the tarn, is accompanied by its stream down the vale of Grisedale, which unites with the parent valley near the Church.- Red Tarn, also of considerable extent, containing about twenty acres, is upon the
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button -- "Sourmilk Gill" -- Sour Milk Gill
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