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Castlehow, at its foot: Great How near Rosthwaite, and Great How near Leathes Water: the How and Butterlip How in Grasmere, the How in Ennerdale, and the How near Loughrigg Tarn, with several others. Numerous diluvial hillocks of a parabolic form are found in the heads of several vales - in both the Langdales, in Greenup vale in Borrowdale, and in the head of Ennerdale, where they are peculiarly interesting.
SCAR, escarpment, a range of rock; most common in limestone districts.
SCREES, a profusion of loose stones, the debris of the rocks above, resting upon a declivity as steep as is possible for them to remain; so that the least disturbance in any part communicates a motion, somewhat between sliding and rolling, which frequently extends to a distance and takes some time before quiet is restored.
DOOR, an opening between two perpendicular cheeks of rock: as Mickle Door - Coom Door - Low Door, modernized into Lowdore.
COOM in some districts, and COVE in others, denotes a place scooped out of the side of a mountain; there is Black Coom or Combe; The Coom, and Gillercoom in Borrowdale; Kepple Cove, Brown Cove, Red Cove, Ruthwaite Cove and others, in the side of Helvellyn.
SLACK, a lesser hollow.
FELL, the same as mountain, a large hill.
MAN, a pile of stones on the summit of a hill.
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