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Scafell (skôˈfĕlˈ) [key] or Scawfell, mountain group, Cumbria, NW England, in the Lake District, in the Cumbrian Mts. It includes the peaks Scafell Pike (3,210 ft/978 m; highest in England), Scafell, and Great End. The region is a popular tourist attraction.

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