Great Ouse - The Wash Junction

Junction of the Great Ouse with the Wash
Ongar Hill, Terrington Saint Clement, Norfolk, United Kingdom
 
A somewhat featureless waterway!
Copyright: Charles Lyne
Taken: 29 September 2011

This is not something to attempt (in a narrowboat) without an experienced pilot. The lack of features and landmarks (to the uninitiated) is remarkable. Even with a good GPS, picking a safe route through the sandbanks wouldn't be easy.

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Great Ouse - The Wash Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the River Great Ouse (Large Tidal Section) with the The Wash.
 
Kings Lynn (Purfleet Quay Docks entrance) is on the River Great Ouse (Large Tidal Section), 2 miles to the southeast. Boston Roads (The fairway buoy and entrance channel to Boston.) is on the The Wash, 12 miles and 1¼ furlongs to the northwest.
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Kings Lynn is Great Ouse - River Babingley Junction (Junction of the River Great Ouse (Large Tidal Section) and the River Babingley); 1 mile away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Boston Roads is Bulldog; 5 miles and 4 furlongs away.

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River Great Ouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Great Ouse /ˈuːz/ is a river in the United Kingdom, the longest of several .... The Ouse Washes are an internationally important area for wildlife. .... between its present junctions with the River Little Ouse and the River Lark, and ...
River Nene, Great Ouse, The Fens Holiday Guides ... - Canal Junction
The Nene originally joined the Great Ouse to flow together into the Wash, but the course of the Great Ouse was moved in the twelfth century to a more easterly ...
River Great Ouse - Jim Shead's Waterways Information
History of River Great Ouse: Promoted under Acts of 1670, 1751, 1795, 1796, 1805, .... River Great Ouse: Salter's Lode Junction Entering the lock from the Great ... the maximum size for navigationfrom Bedford to the Wash is Length 85 foot 4 ...
The Rivers of Huntingdonshire, the Great Ouse and the Nene.
Huntingdonshire has two large rivers, the Nene and the Great Ouse. ... finding an outlet into the Wash by means of a junction with the Ouse at Salter's Lode.
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