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Title: North West Norfolk draft LEAP : December 1999
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This is the sixth and final Draft LEAP in this present series produced by Central Area and with its publication, Central Area has full LEAP coverage. The North West Norfolk Draft Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP) is the last of this series to be produced by Central Area of the Environment Agencys Anglian Region. With the publication of this document, Central Area has met the nationally set target to produce consultation documents for its entire area by the end of 1999. The area covered by the LEAP comprises the lower reaches of the River Great Ouse along with its tributaries, including the rivers Heacham, Ingol, Babingley, Gaywood and Nar. It also includes the Relief Channel, part of the Cut Off Channel and the Middle Level Main Drain. The towns of Kings Lynn, Downham Market, Hunstanton and part of Wisbech are all within this area. The LEAP area is almost entirely rural with arable fanning being the dominant land use. In the east, the land is gently undulating with several large estates, including Royal Sandringham. The western part of the area is flat fenland, much of which is below high tide level and vulnerable to flooding. Agricultural land quality here is particularly high.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)Environmental managementWater managementBiodiversityWater qualityWaste managementRecreation
Geographic Keywords: EA AnglianNorfolkNorth West Norfolk catchment
Extent: 83; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1132
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