Helvellyn (hĕlvĕlˈĭn) [key], mountain, 3,118 ft (950 m) high, in the Lake District, NW England, SE of Keswick. Near the summit is a memorial to Charles Gough, who died (1805) there of exposure. He was commemorated in poems by Sir Walter Scott and William Wordsworth.
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