Scoat Tarn

Type; Natural
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Location; Red Pike, Wasdale
Accessibility; Access Land
Grid Ref; NY 159 103
Elevation; 598m (1962 feet)
Size; 365 x 180m (1185 x 600 feet )
Area; 4.63 hectares (11.4 acres)
Depth; 20m (65½ feet)
Meaning of name; rocky projection tarn
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Scoat Tarn occupies a glacial combe beneath the crags of Red Pike, near Wasdale. It is fed by two becks flowing down from Scoat Fell, and discharges at the western end into Nether Beck. The only view out of the combe is to the south-west, towards Seatallan.