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Title: A user's guide to the River Thames
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This document is an Environment Agency leaflet published in 1998. The report is aimed at providing information for people interested in the subject of navigation and recreation services in the river Thames. The Environment Agency acts as the Guardian of the Environment, protecting and improving it for future generations by regulation and direct action. The Agency's Thames Region, which embraces the Navigation and Recreation Service provided by the former National Rivers Authority, encourages the pursuit of a variety of recreational activities along the 136 miles of the freshwater River Thames for which it is the managing authority. It achieves this through the efforts of lock staff and Navigation Inspectors throughout the length of the non-tidal river. The Thames is an attraction for numerous activities: anglers, boating enthusiasts, canoeists, dinghy sailors and yachtsmen, holidaymakers in hired craft, naturalists, oarsmen, swimmers and sub-aqua divers and walkers. The leaflet contains general information and information relating to various recreational activities. Finally the report contains technical and detailed information on structures, services and facilities.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1998
Publication Place: Berkshire
Subject Keywords: CanalsGuidelinesRiversSailingAnglingRecreationWaterway transport
Geographic Keywords: Thames
Extent: 34
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:251
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