Red Tarn

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Red Tarn
Red Tarn, Lake District - June 2009.jpg
from the Helvellyn summit
Location Lake District, Cumbria
Coordinates 54°31′42″N 3°00′31″W / 54.52833°N 3.00861°W / 54.52833; -3.00861Coordinates: 54°31′42″N 3°00′31″W / 54.52833°N 3.00861°W / 54.52833; -3.00861
Basin countries United Kingdom
Max. depth 25m (82 ft)
Surface elevation 718m (2,356 ft)

Red Tarn is a small lake in the eastern region of the English Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. It is high up on the eastern flank of Helvellyn, beneath Striding Edge and Catstye Cam.

It lies at an altitude of 718 metres (2,356 feet), with a depth of 25 metres (82 feet).