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Title: River Aire : factfile
Author: Environment Agency North East Region
Document Type: Monograph
This booklet aims to analyse the River Aire catchment. The River Aire rises high in the Pennine hills near Malham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It flows in a south easterly direction through limestone moorland areas passing Keighley, Bingley, Bradford and Leeds. At Castleford, the river turns eastward to Goole where it meets the River Ouse, some 148 kilometres from its source at Malham. From Keighley to Goole, the river flows through heavily populated and industrialised areas. For the last 26 kilometres upstream of Goole, the river is tidal. The Aires main tributary is the River Calder, which joins the Aire at Castleford.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Leeds
Subject Keywords: RiversCatchment basinsInformation dissemination
Geographic Keywords: EA Yorkshire and North EastAire (Yorkshire)Aire and Calder catchment
Extent: n.p. [8]
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