ST7065 : River Avon from Bristol and Bath cycle path

taken 9 months ago, near to Corston, Bath And North East Somerset, Great Britain

River Avon from Bristol and Bath cycle path
River Avon from Bristol and Bath cycle path
The River Avon is a river in the south west. To distinguish it from a number of other rivers of the same name, this river is often also known as the Bristol Avon. The name "Avon" is a derivation of the Welsh word afon, "river".
The Avon rises just north of the village of Acton Turville in South Gloucestershire, before flowing through Wiltshire. In its lower reaches from Bath to the Severn Estuary at Avonmouth near Bristol the river is navigable and known as the Avon Navigation. The river passes through both Bath and Bristol.
The Avon is the 19th longest river in the UK at 75 miles although there are just 19 miles as the crow flies between the source and its mouth in the Severn Estuary. The catchment area is 2,220 square kilometres.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 22 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7035 6587 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.4653N 2:25.6510W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7039 6591
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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