TQ1675 : Isleworth Ait

near to Isleworth, Hounslow, Great Britain

Isleworth Ait
Isleworth Ait
River Thames
The River Thames rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire on the slopes of the Cotswolds and flows generally eastward to its mouth near Southend in Essex. At 215 miles long it is one of the longest rivers in Britain. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link
Isleworth Ait
Isleworth Ait, 3.5 hectares, is a teardrop shaped island in the River Thames. It is on the Tideway near Isleworth, and is one of the longest aits. It lies offshore from Heron's Place, and is opposite the "London Apprentice" public house.
Isleworth Ait is covered by densely packed trees, and provides a sanctuary for a variety of wildlife. It floods regularly, but is home to more than 57 species of bird life, including the tree-creeper, kingfisher and heron.
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Saturday, 7 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 19 September, 2011
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Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Islands 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1679 7594 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.2230N 0:19.1959W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1681 7605
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