TM3289 : Downstream from Minns Bridge, Earsham Dam

taken 5 months ago, near to Earsham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Downstream from Minns Bridge, Earsham Dam
Downstream from Minns Bridge, Earsham Dam
This is the tail race after passing beneath Link and continues under the A143 before it rejoins the River Waveney on Outney Common.
The bridge: Link
Upstream: Link
River Waveney

The River Waveney forms the boundary between Suffolk and Norfolk. It rises at Redgrave Fen and flows in an easterly direction though the towns of Diss, Bungay (the head of navigation) and Beccles. There is a weir at Billingford, shortly after the River Dove, flowing northwards from Eye, joins the Waveney on the southern bank. The Waveney passes round Bungay and on to Beccles. Having skirted past Oulton Broad it passes through Somerleyton and Hadiscoe before merging with the Yare in Breydon Water.

Norfolk Rivers

Norfolk has nearly 40 rivers and becks as well as the Norfolk Broads. The primary rivers are the River Waveney which with the River Little Ouse create the boundary between Norfolk and Suffolk. The Yare rises south of Dereham and runs into Breydon Water and discharges into the North Sea at Great Yarmouth. The River Wensum is a tributary of the River Yare, despite being the larger of the two rivers. The River Bure rises near Melton Constable, flows as far as through Runham and Great Yarmouth where it meets Breydon Water and flows into the sea at Gorleston. The River Great Ouse only enters Norfolk at Brandon Creek, Norfolk. The River Tud has its source just south of East Dereham and it flows in an easterly direction for 27 kilometres (17 mi) to its confluence with the Wensum below Hellesdon mill. The River Nar is a  tributary of the River Great Ouse. It rises at Mileham  in Norfolk and flows 15 miles west through Castle Acre and Narborough (the latter giving the Nar its name), joining the Ouse at King's Lynn. The River Chet at Loddon Marina.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3284 8963 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.2975N 1:25.5306E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3286 8959
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Earsham Dam  Waveney Valley  Grazing Marshes  River Bridge  River Waveney 

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