“Fell” (from Old Norse fell, fjall, "mountain") is a word used to refer to mountains, or certain types of mountainous landscape, in Scandinavia, the Isle of Man, parts of northern England, and Scotland.
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... Rest Dodd is a fell in the English Lake District ... Rest Dodd is a fell that is often by-passed by walkers as they travel the busy footpath between Ullswater and Haweswater either to climb the more significant fell of High Street ... Indeed Wainwright describes Rest Dodd as “A fell of little interest although the east flank falls spectacularly in fans of colourful scree” ...
... Lord Shiva destroyed Tripura (The three cities) by fire, the ashes of one fell upon mount Kailash, the ashes of another fell upon Amarkantak, and the ashes of the third ... The ashes that fell upon Amarkantak turned into crores of Shivalingas ...
... Cumbria portal Eastern Fells Far Eastern Fells Central Fells Southern Fells North Western Fells Western Fells Wainwright's Northern Fells Bakestall ...
... The Northern Fells occupy a circular area about 10 miles in diameter ... at the head of the three major rivers of the Northern Fells ... Eastward are Skiddaw Little Man, Lonscale Fell and the diminutive Latrigg, a pleasant short climb from Keswick ...
... In Sweden, "fjäll" refers to any mountain or upland high enough that forest will not naturally survive at the top, in effect a mountain tundra ... 'Fjäll' is primarily used to describe mountains in the Nordic countries, but also more generally to describe mountains shaped by massive ice sheets, primarily in Arctic and subarctic regions ...
Famous quotes containing the word fell:
“I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.”
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (18691948)
“What is it then to me, if impious War,
Arrayed in flames like to the prince of fiends,
Do with his smirched complexion all fell feats
Enlinked to waste and desolation?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Never literary attempt was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human Nature. It fell dead-born from the press, without reaching such distinction, as even to excite a murmur among the zealots.”
—David Hume (17111776)