Floodplain Gravels of the River Nene.

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The floodplain gravels of the River Nene. Castleden, R Published by Academic Journal Offprint from: The Mercian Geologist - Journal of The East Midlands Geological Society Volume 6, No.

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1. Fig. A (left) The floodplain deposits of the River Nene. A temporary exposure at Weston Favell (SP ). Fig. B (below) As Fig.

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A, but a few metres to the left (south) to show peat layers. Created Date. 4 Environment Agency River Nene Catchment Flood Management Plan Catchment overview The catchment of the River Nene is located in the east of England.

It extends from around Daventry eastwards through Northampton, Wellingborough and Peterborough to its outfall into The Wash. Map 1 shows the location and extent of the River Nene CFMP area.

river, its valley and the lakes created by sand and gravel extraction, provide an important opportunity for developing further water-based recreation and tourism. The management of the River Nene. The Nene Valley NIA covers an area of ab hectares. It runs through the heart of Northamptonshire, from Daventry in the west to the eastern fringes of Peterborough.

It includes the floodplain of the River Nene. The SPA stretches along the River Nene floodplain from Clifford Hill near Northampton downstream to Thorpe Waterville, north of Thrapston. A map can be viewed here. The pits are formed of extensive shallow Floodplain Gravels of the River Nene.

book deep open waters, alongside other features such as sparsely-vegetated islands, gravel. Catchment flood management plans (CFMPs) consider all types of inland flooding, from rivers, ground water, surface water and tidal flooding, but not flooding directly from the sea, (coastal flooding.

Situated on the River Nene in Northamptonshire in the heart of the UK it is easily accessible from all parts of the country. It is a large marina with berths and full facilities. All berths on the marina are on floating moorings, alleviating worries about your boat’s safety as the water levels in the River Nene.

Here are some facts about the River Nene. The River Nene is the 10th longest river in the UK, at km long. It flows from its source in Arbury Hill in Northamptonshire, to the Wash in Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

In Aprilheavy rain caused the Nene to flood. In in Northampton, flood walls. Long established flood relief lake created by the widening of the old course of the River Nene.

The fishery includes the “Dead Arm”, which is the old course of the River Nene from near the Bedford Road roundabout to its confluence with the new course of the river. T he River Nene meanders through Ferry Meadows, but it has risen over its banks and most of the floodplain is indeed that.

Fields and paths are submerged by a muddy inundation, and Author: Matt Shardlow. The Nene now meanders through this wide, flat valley with flood plains, lakes, pools and mature gravel pits on either bank, a byproduct of the large glacial deposits in the valley. At Great Billing is Billing Aquadrome, a popular caravan and camping park with leisure facilities and a funfair, which is based around the river and various mature gravel pits Constituent country: England.

s, particularly in the Nene Valley, has been to flood old workings and create artificial landscape features, typically characterised by large tracts of open water adjacent to the main river channel surrounded by blocks of native woodland.

In contrast to this, other gravel. Friends of the River Nene. likes. Friends Of The River Nene (FOTRN) was established in September We are a group of enthusiastic boaters looking to improve facilities on the River Nene5/5. The EA has provided modelled flood level dataand flood mapping for the River Nene and Ecton Brook.

The fluvial flood data is taken from the Middle Nene Model (dated ). The EA flood data shows that the floodplain on the site is attributable to the River Nene and Barton Brook as flood. Building Above The Floodplain Uptown Square is a new housing estate that has been built just above the level of the floodplain.

This housing estate has become possible to build because of the flood. sparsely vegetated, unstable, gravel or sandy-loam surface with low clumps of dwarf birch and willow scrub.

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Panel The prehistoric palaeohydrology and floodplain development of the river Nene in the Raunds area Mark Robinson. The floodplain of the River Nene. The Nene and its numerous tributaries and wetlands form a connected landscape that provides a haven for a wonderful mix of wildlife.

Throughout history the Nene Valley has been shaped by people and nature and has been of vital importance to the county’s industry, including agriculture, the famous leather and shoe industry and gravel.

Boating Photographer - Episode 4. Join me, The Boating Photographer, as I track down the very start of the River Nene. Located deep in the heart of the rolli. River Nene, Peterborough, UK. Janu Peterborough Cathedral is visible behind this electricity pylon which is in water after the River Nene below Peterborough in Cambridgeshire burst.

Book River Nene Catchment Flood Management Plan Environment Agency Report SPA Standard Data Form, Joint Nature Conservation Committee Synthetic Survey of the Environmental Archaeological and Hydrological record for the River Nene.

Holocene floodplain metamorphosis in the Midlands, United Kingdom. Abstract. Many lowland rivers in the United Kingdom, including the Nene, Soar and Severn, have layered floodplains with a basal gravel of Pleistocene or Late glacial age and a structureless silty clay superficial unit burying the entire former by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): In the UK a high proportion of land-won sand and gravel is extracted from sub-alluvial gravels and river terrace gravels located within river valleys.

However, extraction from deposits of this type is increasingly proving to be less acceptable. Quarries within river.

Nene Valley, Central England. Parent Unit: Nene Valley Formation (NENE) Previous Name(s): Floodplain Gravels () Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable: Stratotypes: Type.

Page 52 - Around the shores a margin of silty deposit had heen formed, which, though often dry, was liable to submersion upon the slightest rise of the water in the Mere. Beyond this margin of silt, which 5/5(1).

In the central section of the Nene Valley, in particular, the sequence of lakes and wetland habitats, following restoration of sand and gravel extraction areas, is a dominant influence on the landscape character.

Woodland and Woodland blocks of any significant size are absent from the Broad River Valley Floodplain. It is a Ramsar wetland site of international importance, a Special Protection Area under the European Communities Birds Directive and part of the Nene Valley Nature Improvement Area.

It is also part of Grid reference: SP Friends of the River Nene. likes 2 talking about this. Friends Of The River Nene (FOTRN) was established in September We are a group of enthusiastic boaters looking to improve facilities 5/5.

The town is sited on the hills adjoining the flood plain of the River Nene. In the predominantly agrarian medieval period, this combination of access to fertile, if flood-prone, valley bottom soils and drier (but District: Wellingborough. 2 sample of the middle Nene valley and the interfluve between the Nene and the Ouse to the south-east.

Relief is undulating, island and along the floodplain (Fig ). The floodplain in the study area has been archaeology of English river gravels. The Floodplain Gravels of the River Nene. Mercian Geologist, 6, 33— The composition, morphology, stratigraphy and date of the gravel bed flooring the Nene valley provide evidence of ancient river behaviour that was very different from that of the present River Nene.A floodplain or flood plain or flood-plain is an area of land adjacent to a stream or river which stretches from the banks of its channel to the base of the enclosing valley walls, and which .Geographical Journal87 - BRIGGS, D.J.

and GILBERTSON, D.D. (): The age of the Hanborough Terrace of the River Evenlode, Oxfordshire. Proceedings of the Geologists Associa- t - CASTLEDEN, R.

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