The Wash is the square-mouthed bay and estuary on the northwest margin of East Anglia on the east coast of England, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire. It is among the largest estuaries in the United Kingdom. It is fed by the Rivers Witham, Welland, Nene and Great Ouse. [Wikipedia]
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Cultural Entities - The Wash
About geology and geography, landscape history, vulnerabilities and potentials of the region.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast, description of the conservation status.
The Wash - Wikipedia
Abstract of the geography, the wildlife and local traditions.
The Wash NNR
The reserve is a mix of open deep water, permanent shallow water, mudflat and saltmarsh. The intertidal mudflats and saltmarshes represent one of Britain's most important winter feeding areas for waders and wildfowl.
The Wash Tidal Barrier Corporation plc
Company proposing a scheme to provide flood protection, tidal generation of power, and a managed salt water lagoon to farm fish and shellfish. Includes protection or relocation of wildlife habitats, and contacts in Cottenham.
Wash Wader Ringing Group
The group operates with cannon nets and mist nets, around the shores of The Wash with the main aim of providing a better understanding of the waders.
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