River Severn (main river)

The River Severn (main river) is part of the River Severn and is made up of the River Severn (main river - Stourport to Worcester) and the River Severn (main river - Worcester to Gloucester).

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Wikipedia has a page about River Severn

The River Severn (Welsh: Afon Hafren, Latin: Sabrina) is the longest river in the United Kingdom, at about 220 miles (354 km). It rises at an altitude of 2,001 feet (610 m) on Plynlimon, close to the Ceredigion/Powys border near Llanidloes, in the Cambrian Mountains of mid Wales. It then flows through Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, with the county towns of Shrewsbury, Worcester and Gloucester on its banks. With an average discharge of 107 m³/s at Apperley, Gloucestershire, the Severn is the greatest river in terms of water flow in England and Wales.

The river is usually considered to become the Severn Estuary after the Second Severn Crossing between Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire and Sudbrook, Monmouthshire. The river then discharges into the Bristol Channel which in turn discharges into the Celtic Sea and the wider Atlantic Ocean. The Severn's drainage basin area is 4,409 square miles (11,419 km2), excluding the River Wye and Bristol Avon which flow into the Severn Estuary. The major tributaries to the Severn are the Vyrnwy, Clywedog, Teme, Warwickshire Avon and Stour.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to River Severn
[River Worfe] [Old River Severn, Upper Lode] [River Chelt] [River Tern] [Stourport-on-Severn] [Ryall, Worcestershire] [List of crossings of the River Severn] [Rea Brook] [Severn Way]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 17:47