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  Bergse Maas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bergse Maas or Bergsche Maas is a canal that was constructed in 1904 to be a branch of the Meuse River in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant.
River Meuse splits near Heusden into the Afgedamde Maas ("Dammed-off Meuse") to the north and the Bergse Maas to the west.
The latter are free of charge, as promised to the people living in the area when the Bergse Maas was dug, but as of 2004, a fee of €1.00 is charged for cars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bergse_Maas   (196 words)

  
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Maas has been formed in 1904, to divert the flow of the Meuse from the...
Maas was dug, but from 2004 a fee of 1 euro will have to be paid for a...
Maas river near Lage Zwaluwe to form the Hollands Diep.
www.encyclopedian.com /search.php?searWords=Bergse   (156 words)

  
 Meuse River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Meuse (Dutch and German Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea.
The river divides near Heusden into the Afgedamde Maas on the right and the Bergse Maas on the left.
The Bergse Maas continues via the Amer, and merges with the Nieuwe Merwede to the Hollands Diep, before finally flowing into the North Sea via the Haringvliet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Meuse_river   (457 words)

  
 Nieuwe Merwede   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Boven Merwede river splits at Hardinxveld-Giessendam into the Beneden Merwede river on the right and the Nieuwe Merwede river on the left.
It joins the Bergse Maas river near Lage Zwaluwe to form the Hollands Diep.
Like the Bergse Maas river, the Nieuwe Merwede (New Merwede) is man-made: it has been formed in 1870.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/n/ni/nieuwe_merwede.html   (100 words)

  
 Hollands Diep - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hollands Diep is a wide river in the Netherlands and an estuary of the Rhine and Meuse river.
Through the Scheldt-Rhine Canal it connects to the Scheldt river and Antwerp.
The Bergse Maas river and the Nieuwe Merwede river join near Lage Zwaluwe to form the Hollands Diep.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hollands_Diep   (187 words)

  
 Workshop Thumbnail View | TrekEarth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It was dug along the general trajectories of a number of minor Biesbosch creeks to facilitate navigation and regulate river traffic in the increasingly silted-up delta.
River Boven Merwede ("Upper Merwede"), itself the continuation of the Rhine-Waal and Meuse rivers after their confluence at Gorinchem, branches near the town of Hardinxveld-Giessendam into River Beneden Merwede ("Nether Merwede") to the northwest and the Nieuwe Merwede to the southwest.
The Nieuwe Merwede joins River Bergse Maas near Lage Zwaluwe to form the Hollands Diep estuary, and separates the Island of Dordrecht from the Biesbosch National Park.
www.trekearth.com /workshops/303585   (215 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Meuse River
The Meuse (Dutch Maas) is a large European river rising in France, and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands, draining in the North Sea.
The river rises in the Langres Plateau, France and flowing north past Sedan (the head of navigation) and Charleville-Mézières[?] into Belgium.
It splits near Heusden into the Afgedamde Maas on the right and the Bergse Maas on the left.
encyclopedia.kids.net.au /page/me/Meuse_River   (196 words)

  
 Afgedamde Maas
The Meuse river splits near Heusden into the Afgedamde Maas river on the right and the Bergse Maas river on the left.
It joins the Waal near Woudrichem to form the Boven Merwede river.
The Bergse Maas has been formed in 1904, to divert the flow of the Meuse from the route now called Afgedamde Maas (Dammed Up Meuse).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/af/Afgedamde_Maas_river.html   (85 words)

  
 Hotel Maas
Here, the Nieuwe Maas originally forked into two branches, with river Het Scheur flowing westward and the Nieuwe Maas continuing southwest to the town of Den Briel, where the Scheur and Nieuwe Maas branches flowed together again to form the Brielse Maas estuary.
After that the Oude Maas forms the northern boundary of the Hoeksche Waard island, flowing west until the Spui river forks off at the town of Oud-Beijerland.
Maas' first fascination to music was when he was young listening to the radio.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/94/hotel-maas.html   (1472 words)

  
 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> fr:Amer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is the continuation of the Bergse Maas river from the river Donge near Raamsdonksveer to the point where it joins river Nieuwe Merwede to form the Hollands Diep estuary, and has a total length of ±20 km.
The river is also known because the Amercentrale (one of the biggest power plants in the Netherlands) is located at the bank of it.
Because of this, the ships transporting the coals for this plant are using the eastern part of the river (mainly coming from the Wilhelminakanaal channel) to get there.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/fr:Amer   (156 words)

  
 River Maas bike and barge tour
The river Vecht has the most beautiful houses, but the river Linge along which we cycle certainly has the most beautiful nature.
We begin with a voyage along the rivers Bergse Maas and the Maas to Marcharen where the cycles are put on the quayside again.
Now we arrive in Limburg, and the first town where we spend the night is Cuijck on the banks of the river Maas.
www.bicycle-tour-holland.com /bicycle_barge_Holland_tours/river_maas_tour.htm   (710 words)

  
 The Vacation Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The relatively unknown centre of the Netherlands showing little rivers like Linge and Donge, the walled town of Heusden, natural reserve Biesbosch and the cheese town Gouda.
Following the river Donge and crossing the rivers Oude Maas and Bergse Maas we arrive in Dussen.
Geertruidenberg, known as the oldest town of Holland, may be admired for its fortifications and its splendid location at the river Amer.
www.thevacationstation.com /tours_riverland_cyclesail.html   (548 words)

  
 Cycling in Holland - Riverland Holland
After a short stop, you continue and follow the river Linge to Leerdam, known for its glassware since the 18th century.
You continue the route along the river to Gorinchem, your stop for the night.
The ferry crossing the Bergse Maas takes you to picturesque Heusden, the fortified town where you’ll spend the night.
www.2wheeltreks.co.uk /Detailed_Itinerary_Holland_Riverland.htm   (791 words)

  
 Cycling in Holland - Riverland Holland Cruise and Cycle Tour
You follow the river Lek that flows through a typical Dutch landscape and arrive in the small, fortified town of Culemborg.
Along the meandering river Linge you pass Leerdam, famous for its glassworks, and on to Gorinchem for your overnight stay.
You cross the moorlands of Drunen, an area of moving sands, and follow the river Donge to the walled town of Geertruidenberg.
www.2wheeltreks.co.uk /Cycling_Holland_Riverland.htm   (1187 words)

  
 www.cyclingnews.com presents ...
But this year the riders assemble in the Markt which is close to the River Maas and in the centre of Town.
The Kennedy Bridge is the south span of the Maas in Maastricht.
On the left is the river and the Lage Kanaaldijk.
www.cyclingnews.com /results/1998/apr98/amstel/photoguide.html   (4038 words)

  
 River Country • 4Winds Specialty Tours • 4windstours.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
After a short stop, you continue and follow the river Linge to Leerdam, known for its glassware.
You continue the beautiful road along the river to Gorinchem, your stop for the night.
Geertruidenberg, known as the oldest town of Holland is known for its fortifications and its scenic location at the river Amer.
4windstours.com /tour_amsterdam_river_country.shtml   (574 words)

  
 Tripsite.com -
The Linge River, along which we'll cycle, has some really nice scenery and we'll cycle right through it to eventually arrive in Gorinchem, a charming town situated on the Waal River.
We'll begin with a sail along the Bergse Maas and the Maas Rivers to Marcharen, after which we'll hop on our bikes.
Lastly for the day, we'll cycle on to Limburg and Cuijck, which sits on the banks of the Maas River.
www.tripsite.com /tours/daytoday.cfm?id=1640&cat_id=103   (842 words)

  
 Meuse River - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In the Netherlands it continues northwards past Venlo, then turns towards the west, merging with the Rhine into an extensive delta before finally flowing into the North Sea via the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Hollands Diep.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Meuse River contains research on
Meuse River, Tributaries, Meuse département, Rivers of Belgium, Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta and Rivers of the Netherlands.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Maas   (452 words)

  
 Bike Tours Direct -- Europe Bicycle Tours
Along the meandering river Linge you pass Leerdam, famous for its glassworks, and go on to Gorinchem for your overnight stay.
You cross the moorlands of Drunen, an area of moving sands, and follow the river Donge to Geertruidenberg.
In this walled town situated at the river Amer, you embark for the sailing trip to Dordrecht, a harbour town dating back to the Dutch Golden Age.
www.biketoursdirect.com /?location=tourdetail&tid=174&cid=9   (683 words)

  
 irmadan
Continuing along the river De Waal passing the town typical Dutch towns of Brakel and Zuilechem, then trough the countryside to Aalst, Delwijnen and Well.
Proceeding further to the bridge over the river Bergse Maas to the small town of Heusden.
Leaving the town of Heusden over the bridge along the border of the river Drongelen and Dussen.
www.boat-bike-holidays.nl /uk/deltaroute.htm   (567 words)

  
 The House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In Aalburg, surrounded by the river Maas, you will find a beautiful countryside, where you can still enjoy yourself in peace and quiet.
Veen is one of the largest of the seven villages and is located near the river Maas.
The farmhouse (woonboerderij) was originally build in 1848, but was renovated and converted into a bed and breakfast / guesthouse in 2002 by the current owners.
www.oudewerf.com /nieuwe_pagina_2.htm   (409 words)

  
 Waterway Spa -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
British Waterways manages and cares for over 2000 miles (3,219 km) of canals, rivers, docks, buildings, structures and landscapes.
Half of the United Kingdom population lives within five miles of one of British Waterways' canals or rivers.
Waterway restoration is the activity of restoring a canal or river, including special features such as warehouse buildings, locks, boat lifts, and boats.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/166/waterway-spa.html   (760 words)

  
 Jan Krijtenburg homepage (Travel pages)
This is the area of the big rivers, a whole differend landscape then what we have at home.
Very nice roads on the twisting river dykes and nice small villages behind the dykes.
I think there is a small ferry a little more down the road but the wind is to hard for me to feel comfortable on a small ferry on the big river.
www.xs4all.nl /~jkrijt/trips/ommen2003/index.shtml   (768 words)

  
 Waal, Netherlands
The southern arm of the Rhine, known as the Waal, flows past Nijmegen and continues broadly parallel to the Maas, a short distance to the south (connected by two canals; the Maas continues as the Bergse Maas and the Amer, and after its junction with the Nieuwe Merwede flows into the Hollands Diep).
From the old outflow of the Maas into the Waal near Gorinchem the southern arm of the Rhine is known as the Merwede.
The Oude Maas then flows south past Rotterdam and joins the Nieuwe Maas (Het Scheur) opposite Vlaardingen.
www.planetware.com /river-rhine/waal-nl-gld-waal.htm   (171 words)

  
 European Tour Planning:
The ferry takes you across the river IJssel and the trip continues through the villages of Doesburg and Brummen to the walled Hanseatic city of Zutphen situated on the shores of the IJssel river.
Following the river Lek through a typically Dutch landscape, you will arrive in the small fortified city of Culemborg and along the meandering river Linge you’ll pass Leerdam, famous for its glassworks, you’ll arrive in Gorinchem for your overnight stay.
Starting in Lemmer you’ll pass lakes, rivers and canals before reaching Ossenzijl, situated in the middle of the national reserve “The Weerribben” Cycling through the unique marshland you’ll arrive in Blokzijl and Vollenhove, two small towns formerly located on the shores of the Zuiderzee.
www.european-barge-tours.com /allinone.cfm   (6405 words)

  
 Bike/Barge Holland Riverland Route | Bicycling tour | Barging | Netherlands | trip to medieval castle | river cruising ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
We will cross the river with a little ferry and visit the Castle “Loevestein”.
We cross the river again by ferry and continue to the fortified town of Heusden, where we will spend the night.
Following the river Donge and crossing the rivers Oude Maas and Bergse Maas we cycle to Dussen and Geertruidenberg, known as the oldest fortified town of Holland and for its scenic location along the river Amer.
www.infohub.com /travel/sit/sit_pages/4856.html   (616 words)

  
 interline rates/bike/barge Holland
Across Hollands fruit garden, the Betuwe, the barge sails the river Waal to the town of Tiel.
The landscapes alongside the banks of the river IJssel with small villages, majestic castles and pastoral country houses.
The relatively unknown centre of the Netherlands showing little rivers like Linge and Donge, the wallled town of Heusden, natural reserve Biesbosch and the cheese town Gouda - This tour presents the relatively unknown centre of the Netherlands.
www.aero-marine.com /a_active/boat_bike.htm   (1188 words)

  
 HAT Tours - Cycling Holidays and Barge Cruises • Radreisen und Flussfahrten • Fietsvakanties en Scheepsreizen
50 km Following the river Lek you cycle to Culemborg, an old fortified town.
Right across the Drunense Duinen, a vast area of moving sands you cycle further to ’s-Gravenmoer from where the river Donge will be followed.
The cycle trip goes alongside the river Amstel to and through Amsterdam.) In the evening you may wish to join the guide for a walk through the centre or you may (on your own account) go for a round trip of the Amsterdam canals.
www.hat-tours.com /index.php/1,5,4^6,1,0,0,0?tourID=6&inf=4   (525 words)

  
 Netherlands Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
The main rivers are (and watch the crazy name-changes throughout the country): Entering at Lobith/Tolkamer is the Rhine (Rijn), that near Doornenburg splits in the "Nederrijn" (Lower Rhine) and the "Waal".
This river mouths into the "IJssel"lake, that what used to be the Souther Sea (Zuiderzee).
The "Maas" is a river that enters The Netherlands deep in the South (in Belgium called the "Meuse").
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Netherlands/Things_To_Do-Netherlands-BR-81.html   (905 words)

  
 HH - Cycling the Maas: Rotterdam to Maastricht
Once South of the river, having neglected to turn left before the bridge and take my usual route to the office, we already find ourselves in strange country.
Like most who live in a city divided by a river, my knowledge of the place is distinctly one-sided.
Well, not so much the Maas as the Oude Maas; one of the several waterways that are connected to the Maas proper.
hilton.org.uk /maas.phtml   (1851 words)

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