No. 1452.
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EXAMPLES OF RIVER MOUTHS.
BY DR. BELL DAWSON.

EXAMPLES OF RIVER MOUTHS

to show what is included as part of the RIVER, according to the British Tide Tables.

These Tide Tables are published by the Hydrographic Department of the British Admiralty, and they are signed by Vice-Admiral F. C. Learmonth as Hydrographer of the Navy.

The references given are to Part II. of the Tide Tables, Third Edition, 1920. This second part is only published at intervals of five years, as it contains standard information which does not often require revision.

The River Mouths here illustrated are as follows :—
RIVER THAMES RIVER AMAZON
RIVER FORTH RIO GRANDE, BRAZIL
SHANNON RIVER JAMES RIVER, VIRGINIA
MAAS (OR MEUSE) RIVER RIVER ST. LAWRENCE

(Some of these are examples of the class of “ Expanded Estuaries ” as explained in my Report.)


W. BELL DAWSON.


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RIVER THAMES

LOCALITIES IN THE
BRITISH TIDE TABLES :—(Part II, page 6.)

PANSAND HOLE.
THE NORE.

RIVER MEDWAY :—
Sheerness
Chatham.
NOTE :—
The Medway is taken to extend to Sheerness, thus including the area opposite Chatham as part of the River.

The Thames is considered to extend to Foulness; and the Nore light-ship is off its mouth.
W.B.D.

RIVER THAMES :—
Southend pier.
Hole haven.
Tilbury dock.
Stone ness.
Royal Albert dock.
Woolwich ferry.
Greenwich pier.
LONDON BRIDGE.
Maplin Lighthouse.
Foulness.

Rise of
tide :—
14 to 22 feet.

RIVER CROUCH :—

River Thames
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RIVER FORTH

LOCALITIES IN THE BRITISH TIDE TABLES :—
(Part II, page 10.)

LEITH.
GRANTON.

RIVER FORTH :—
Rosyth.
Grangemouth.
Alloa.
Stirling.


Rise of tide in this
expanded area, 16
to 17 feet.

BURNTISLAND.
METHIL.
FIFE NESS.

NOTE :—
The whole expanse, above the Forth bridge, is included with the River Forth, as a part of it. This expanse is connected with the outer Firth by the narrow natural opening, where the Forth Bridge has been built.
W.B.D.

River Forth, Scotland
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RIVER SHANNON

NOTE :—
The Shannon RIVER is taken to extend to the outer headlands, as shown in blue. The large expanse at the mouth of Fergus River, between Clare and Beagh, is included as a part of the Shannon River.

The localities on the open coast, north and south of the Shannon, are Mutton island and Fenit.

W.B.D.

LOCALITIES IN THE BRITISH TIDE TABLES :—
(Part II, page 28.)

LISCANOR BAY.
MUTTON ISLAND.

RIVER SHANNON :—
Kilbaha bay.
Carrigaholt.
Kilrush.
Tarbert island.
Foynes island.
Beagh quay.
Coney island.
Clare.
Mellon.
Limerick dock.
Rise of
tide :—
13 to 19
feet.

FENIT PIER.
SMERWICK.

River Shannon, Ireland
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