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Title: The River Adur
Author: National Rivers Authority Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
The name Adur, although derived from the Celtic word Dwyr meaning water was applied to the river in quite recent times, the first record of that name having been in 1612. Previous names through the ages were the Sore, the Beeding, Bramber Water, Alder and Shoreham River. This five page leaflet from the National Rivers Authority provides an overview of the river’s history and course, geology and hydrology, water quality, fisheries and flood defences. Photographs, diagrams, a map and references are also included.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: RiversEducational resourcesHistory
Geographic Keywords: AdurAdur and Ouse catchmentWest Sussex
Extent: 5
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