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Title: Rivers of the Isle of Wight fact file
Author: Environment Agency Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This booklet analyses Rivers of the Isle of Wight. the Isle of Wight is the largest Island off the English coast. It is separated from Hampshire by the Solent and bounded by the English Channel on its south side. Evidence suggests that the first settlers, the New Stone Age communities, arrived on the Island sometime after 4,000 BC. As the population expanded large areas of woodland were cleared for agriculture and by the Middle Ages the Island had become a mixed agricultural landscape. This document contains sections on: rivers; Medina; Eastern Yar; Western Yar; water resources; water quality; conservation; fisheries; recreation; flood defence and river naintenance; pollution prevention from waste.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: RiversPublic relationsHistoryIslands
Geographic Keywords: EA South EastIsle of WightIsle of Wight catchment
Extent: 21
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1411
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