TL5899 : Confluence, River Great Ouse and River Wissey

taken 2 years ago, 3 km from Ten Mile Bank, Norfolk, Great Britain

Confluence, River Great Ouse and River Wissey
Confluence, River Great Ouse and River Wissey
River Great Ouse
The Great Ouse rises in Northamptonshire and flows generally north east, 143 miles to its mouth at Kings Lynn.
It is the fourth longest river in the UK.
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River Wissey
The River Wissey is a river in Norfolk. It rises near Bradenham, and flows for nearly 31 miles to join the River Great Ouse at Fordham. The lower 11.2 miles are navigable. The upper reaches are notable for a number of buildings of historic interest, which are close to the banks. The river passes through the parkland of the Arts and Crafts Pickenham Hall, and further downstream, flows through the Army's Stanford Training Area, which was created in 1942 by evacuating six villages. The water provided power for at least two mills, at Hilborough and Northwold. At Whittington, the river becomes navigable, and is surrounded by fenland. A number of pumping stations pump water from drainage ditches into the higher river channel.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5899 9907 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.9736N 0:20.6587E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5889 9903
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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