Definitions for scafell pikeˈskɔˌfɛl
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Scafell Pike or is the highest mountain in England at 978 metres. It is located in Lake District National Park, in Cumbria. It is sometimes confused with the neighbouring Sca Fell, to which it is connected by the col of Mickledore. The name Pikes of Sca Fell was originally applied collectively to the peaks now known as Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Broad Crag, which were considered subsidiary tops of Scafell. The contraction Scafell Pike originated as an error on an Ordnance Survey map, but is now standard. The summit was donated to the National Trust in 1919 by Lord Leconfield in memory of the men of the Lake District "who fell for God and King, for freedom, peace and right in the Great War". Scafell Pike is one of three British peaks climbed as part of the National Three Peaks Challenge, and is the highest ground for over 90 miles.
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