River Great Ouse (Godmanchester Backwater)

The River Great Ouse (Godmanchester Backwater) is a broad canal and is part of the River Great Ouse. It runs for 1 furlong from Godmanchester (which is a dead end) to Great Ouse - Godmanchester Backwater Junction (where it joins the River Great Ouse (Canalized Section)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 75 feet long and 12 feet and 6 inches wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Environment Agency

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Great Ouse - Godmanchester Backwater Junction
Junction of the River Great Ouse and the Godmanchester Backwater
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Note last updated Sunday the 14th of January, 2018
 
 
 

Wikipedia has a page about River Great Ouse

The River Great Ouse /ˈz/ is a river in the United Kingdom, the longest of several British rivers called "Ouse". From Syresham in central England, the Great Ouse flows into East Anglia before entering the Wash, a bay of the North Sea. With a course of 143 miles (230 km), mostly flowing north and east, it is the fourth-longest river in the United Kingdom. The Great Ouse has been historically important for commercial navigation, and for draining the low-lying region through which it flows; its best-known tributary is the Cam, which runs through Cambridge. Its lower course passes through drained wetlands and fens and has been extensively modified, or channelised, to relieve flooding and provide a better route for barge traffic. Though the un-modified river probably changed course regularly after floods, it now enters the Wash after passing through the port of King's Lynn, south of its earliest-recorded route to the sea.

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Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 12:14