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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 01.1 October 1989

British Rivers - A Working Classification

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According to Lewin (1981) the six largest rivers in Britain are shared between Scotland, Endland and Wales. The Thames is the longest, and has the greatest catchment area. It is followed by the Wye and the Severn in terms of length and the Trent in terms of catchment area. For shear volume of water flowing through the system, the Thames is no match for the mighty Tay and Tweed in Scotland.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist