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Title: River Cam fact file
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This brief National Rivers Authority leaflet describes the River Cam. The Cam is 155 km in length and covers a catchment area of 1,110 square km within the counties of Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex. Sourced near Henlow in Essex, the Cam is joined upstream of the city of Cambridge by three main watercourses, the Rhee, the Granta and Bourn Brook. Downstream of Cambridge it joins the Old West River near Stretham, to become the River Great Ouse and 50 km later discharges into the Wash at Kings Lynn. This document provides brief information about Geology of the Cam; hydrology; water quality; flood protection; land use; navigation; fishing; recreation and conservation; flora and fauna.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: RiversHydrogeologyEnvironmental management
Geographic Keywords: CamCam and Ely Ouse catchmentCambridgeshireHertfordshireEssex
Extent: n.p. [4]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2869
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