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The rivers in Britain have been major sources of communication and travel since ancient times. The River Thames is the deepest river in the UK. The Romans reached what is now London by sailing down the Thames. Millennium Bridge, The River Thames, London. Important ports in the UK grew up at the mouth of navigable rivers including Liverpool (The River Mersey), Bristol (The River Severn), Newcastle (The River Tyne) and Glasgow (The River Clyde).

The River Thames (/ˈtɛmz/ (listen) TEMZ), known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles (346 km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor. The lower reaches of the river are called the Tideway, derived from its long tidal reach up to Teddington Lock

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There are many rivers in England. The longest and the most important is the Thames. The rivers are of great importance for communication and especially for carrying goods.

The swiftest flowing river in the British Isles is the Spey. There are many rivers in England. England is mostly a lowland country. there are upland regions in the north and the southwest, but the rest of England is almost flat.

The River Thames attraction travel guidebook, London must-visit attractions.

The River Thames is one of the sights of London. Tourists come to admire the beauty of Cleopatra’s Needle, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The Thames connected the settlements of the Romans at Kent and at Colchester. In fact the river isn’t just a part of the scenery. Without the river London wouldn’t exist. Let’s look back into history. All foreign traffic and goods had to cross the Roman bridge, that’s why the nearby land grew into a key port, thus increasing trade with the Continent. Over the next five hundred years, London exported the nation’s wool, cattle and imported fine clothes from Flanders, wine from France, furs from Scandinavia.

Britain's rivers deserve to be better known.

The Thames (Rivers of Britain) ebook
Wilson Stephens
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Frederick Muller Ltd; 1st ed. edition (May 1986)
48 pages
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