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  Eastern Yar (river), Isle of Wight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Yar on the Isle of Wight, England, rises in Niton, and flows across the eastern side of the island to Bembridge where it meets the Solent.
The Yar is one of two rivers on the Isle of Wight with the same name.
This Isle of Wight location article is a stub.
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 Isle of Wight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Isle of Wight is an English isle and county, off the southern English coast, to the south of the county of Hampshire.
The Isle of Wight became an island sometime after the end of the last Ice Age, when post-glacial rebound caused the land level to sink, the Solent flooding and separating the island from the mainland.
The Isle of Wight is a Ceremonial and Administrative county.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Isle of Wight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
After the Roman era the Isle of Wight was settled by the Jutes, a Germanic tribe, in the early stages of the Anglo-Saxon invasions.
The Isle of Wight Council election of 2005 was a landslide victory for the Conservative party, displacing the long serving "Island First" group; a coalition of Liberal Democrats and independents.
The Jutes in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Isle_of_Wight   (3010 words)

  
 Geology of the Isle of Wight, England - a Select Bibliography - Ian West
Colenutt, G.W. The fossil chelonians of the Oligocene strata of the Isle of Wight.
Colenutt, G.W. The Plateau and Valley Gravels of the Isle of Wight.
Hutchinson, J.N. A reconnaisance of coastal landslides in the Isle of Wight.
www.soton.ac.uk /~imw/iow.htm   (16792 words)

  
 Isle of Wight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Isle of Wight and the Solent Island wildlife is remarkable, being the only place in England where the red squirrel is flourishing, with a stable population.
The Glanville Fritillary butterfly, in the United Kingdom is restricted to the edges of the crumbling cliffs of the Isle of Wight.
The Isle of Wight became an island at the end of the last Ice Age when the rising sea flooded the Solent, separating the island from the mainland.
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 Isle_of_Wight
The Isle of Wight is an English island, south of Southampton off the southern English coast.
The Isle of Wight County Press is the major local newspaper, published weekly each Friday or the last working day before a public holiday falls on that day.
There is also a local radio station, Isle of Wight Radio [6], broadcasting on 107 and 102 FM (also available over the internet), and a regional television station which broadcasts from the Island, Solent TV [7].
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/i/is/isle_of_wight.html   (3225 words)

  
 places to stay on the isle of wight
Sandown is a seaside resort town on the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight, England, neighbouring the town of Shanklin to the south.
The source of the Eastern Yar is in the parish, a little to the north of the village.
Wootton is the terminus of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
www.sunnycottcaravanpark.co.uk /places_to_stay_on_wight.htm   (2512 words)

  
 Isle Of Wight - Travel - Accommodation - Tourism
The Island's longest river, at 27 kms is the Eastern Yar, which also has its source on the southern chalk outcrop of St Catherine's Down.
Like its sister river in the East Wight, the course and estuary of the Western Yar boasts reed beds, an abundance of wildlife, an old railway causeway, and outstanding scenery.
The Isle of Wight, being relatively small and populous, generates a considerable number of environmental issues, chiefly relating to the competition for resources.
www.britain.tv /travel_isle_of_wight.shtml   (1330 words)

  
 isle of wight history and information
According to the diaries of Sir John Oglander, the Governor of the Isle of Wight would donate 5 guineas for the purchase of the bull to be baited; the meat was afterwards donated to the poor of the town.
Cowes is a seaport town on the Isle of Wight, an island due south of the major southern English port of Southampton.
Ryde is an English seaside town and the largest urban area on the Isle of Wight, with a population of approximately 26,000.
www.sunnycottcaravanpark.co.uk /isle_wight_information.htm   (5539 words)

  
 GENUKI: The National Gazetteer (1868) - Isle of Wight
"ISLE OF WIGHT, an island, in the English Channel, off the S. coast, county Hants, of which it forms part, and from which it is separated by an arm of the sea called the Solent.
The original settlers of the Isle of Wight are probably to be found among the Celts.
The principal streams are the Medina, which rises near the north-eastern foot of St. Catherine's hill, and falls into the sea between East and West Cowes, the Eastern Yar, or Brading river, the Western Yar, the Wootton and the Newtown river, all of which form small estuaries at their mouths.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/HAM/IOW/Gaz1868.html   (913 words)

  
 Isle of Wight Ferries
Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries operate the passenger and car ferry service between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight sailing the Portsmouth to Fishbourne, Lymington to Yarmouth and Portsmouth to Ryde routes.
Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries cross channel ferry tickets to and from the Isle of White and England calling at Portsmouth, Fishboune, Lymington, Yarmouth and Ryde ferryports.
The Isle of Wight is a British island and county, off the southern English coast, to the south of the county of Hampshire.
www.wightlinkferry.co.uk   (3281 words)

  
 Source to Sea - River Yar walking holiday on the Isle of Wight
By following the River Yar from where it springs at Niton, you will see the river grow from a tiny trickle as it gathers water from a host of tributaries along its route, swelling to where it meets the sea at Bembridge Harbour.
The Eastern Yar is the Isle of Wight's longest river and it drains water from over one fifth of the Island.
Until the 19th century the Yar flowed through the middle of the village as an open stream with mini bridges enabling villagers to cross.
www.wight-walks.co.uk /wwsts4.html   (692 words)

  
 UPS , INFORMATION OF -Isle of Wight UA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Isle of Wight's county flower is the Pyramidal Orchid http://www.plantlife.org.uƙ/uƙ/plantlife-discover ng-plants-county-flowers.html.
The Glanville Fritillary Ƅutterfly's distriƄution in the United Kingdom is largely restricted to the edges of the crumƄling cliffs of the Isle of Wight.
The Isle of Wight Council election of 2005 was a landslide victory for the Conservative Party (UK) party; displacing the long serving "Island First" group; a coalition of LiƄeral Democrats (UK) and independents.
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 isle of iwght information,isle of wight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The River Medina flows north into the Solent, whilst the other main river, the Eastern Yar flows roughly north-east, emerging at Bembridge Harbour on the eastern end of the Island.
The isle of iwght, along with the adjoining regions of Hampshire and Kent, was invaded and settled in the late fourthcentury onwards by the Jutes, who (some believe) became victims of a policy of ethnic cleansing by the West Saxons.
Often thought of as part of Hampshire, the isle of iwght was briefly included in that county when the first county councils were created in 1888.However, a "Home Rule" campaign led to a separate county council being established for the isle of iwght in 1890, and it has remained seperate ever since.
www.vsearchmedia.com /isle_of_iwght.html   (1434 words)

  
 Isle of Wight Rivers and Streams
Isle of Wight rivers are small and generally slow-flowing.
With the exception of the Eastern Yar and a few small brooks on the south coast, all other streams flow north to the Solent.
Several rivers including the Medina and Eastern Yar, the Islands two largest rivers, rise as chalk springs near St. Catherine’s Down at the southern tip of the Island.
www.medinavalleycentre.org.uk /river_studies.htm   (1070 words)

  
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The study is being funded by the government and is being led by the Environment Agency in partnership with the Isle of Wight Council’s Centre for the Coastal Environment.
The £670,000 study will cover the whole river catchment, an extensive area of the eastern half of the Isle of Wight.
The lower Eastern Yar valley and Bembridge is of international environmental importance.
www.coastalwight.gov.uk /easternyarstrategy_intro.htm   (176 words)

  
 The Isle of Wight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The first inhabitants of the Isle of Wight were the 'Beaker Folk' who arrived around 1900BC; several pieces of the their distinctive pottery have been found here.
The Isle of Wight formed part of the vast estate of Godwin, Earl of Wessex, who was second only to the King in wealth and power until his death in 1053AD.
After this, the Isle of Wight does not feature largely in Britain's history until Queen Victoria purchased the Osborne estate and used it as a winter residence where she enjoyed many happy years with her beloved Albert, the Prince Consort.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /fernbankhotel/island.htm   (3769 words)

  
 Isle Of Wight Property   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Psmith 16:24, 12 Oct 2003 (UTC) ::The Isle of Wight did in fact become a seperate county in 1974, in fact the smallest in England before the revival of Rutland.
Newport is the county town and nominal capital of the Isle of Wight, an island in the Solent off the south coast of England.
The town is situated slightly to the north of the centre of the island, at the head of the navigable section of the River Medina, which flows northward to the Solent, and on which the town has a quay.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/106/isle-of-wight-property.html   (1503 words)

  
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An Isle of Wight man who was last seen at his home on the 20th June has returned to a Newport address according to police.
Isle of Wight police are continuing their appeal to search for man who went missing from Lake last month.
Figures showing that one Isle of Wight teacher is subject to an assault from a pupil every three days are currently the subject of much controversy.
www.solent.tv /pageviewer.aspx?page=S632745046478121250   (1039 words)

  
 Isle of Wight River Valleys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Winding their way from hillside springs, through pasture, arable field and marsh to the sea, the rivers have been the most influential natural factor in the form and appearance of the Island's landscape.
The River Medina, Anglo-Saxon for "middle", divides the Island neatly in half.
Owls scour the marshes for voles near Alverstone Barn and kingfishers dart from overhanging branches for sticklebacks in the river.
www.wightonline.co.uk /wight/wight_pages/valleys.html   (291 words)

  
 Articles - Isle of Wight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Island wildlife is remarkable, thought to be the only place in England where the red squirrel is flourishing, with a stable population.
Unlike the rest of England, no grey squirrels are to be found on the Island is largely restricted to the edges of the crumbling cliffs of the Isle of Wight.
The 1970 show was notable for being the last public performance by Jimi Hendrix before his death and the number of attendees reaching, by many estimates 600,000 and is now an annual event - with other, smaller musical events of many different genres across the Island becoming associated with it.
www.workze.com /articles/Isle_of_Wight   (2965 words)

  
 Geography - The Official Isle of Wight Tourism Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This estuary is about 17 kms from the source of the Medina.The Island's longest river, at 27 kms is the Eastern Yar, which also has its source on the southern chalk outcrop of St Catherine's Down.
By way of further contrast, there is a crossing of the River Medina between East and West Cowes via one of the country's few remaining 'floating bridges', which painstakingly heaves itself to and fro by its chains.
Such issues characterise this jewel of an island as it acknowledges, and tries to reconcile, the needs of both its resident population and seasonal guests.
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 WIGHT, ISLE OF - Online Information article about WIGHT, ISLE OF
principal stream in the island, flowing N., and by another Yar, flowing N., in the extreme west.
Creek and the mouth of the eastern Yar on the north-east.
Percy Stone, Architectural History of the Isle of Wight (London, 1891).
encyclopedia.jrank.org /WAT_WIL/WIGHT_ISLE_OF.html   (2711 words)

  
 Flood warnings on the Isle of Wight
The Environment Agency this morning (Tuesday 13th January) advised all those living, working or travelling in Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to be aware of the possibility of flooding following heavy overnight rain.
Kent: The River Beult from Pluckley and Bethersden to Yalding
Kent: The River Eden and Eden Brook from Crowhurst and Blindley Heath to Penshurst
www.iwight.com /home/news/flood_warning.asp   (386 words)

  
 Shanklin Chine on the Isle of Wight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This historic gorge is a rich haven of rare plants, woodland, wildlife and an enchanting waterfall.
It is of Saxon origin and means a deep narrow ravine, formed by water cutting through soft sandstone leading to the sea.
The stream would originally have flowed into the River Eastern Yar when Sandown Bay was land.
www.greenislandtourism.org /attractions/shachine.htm   (287 words)

  
 BEACH - Online Information article about BEACH
For river piers, where a firm, watertight is of obscure origin, and the connexion with Fr.
The eastern end of the island is again composed of chalk with flints, and here the beach material as at the western end consists of very coarse flint shingle.
In this, as in similar cases, the material has been dragged seawards from the land by See also:
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 Isle of Wight Holiday Accommodation - MiddleBarn Farm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Isle of Wight Holiday Accommodation - MiddleBarn Farm
A tributary of the Eastern Yar river runs through the farm, which has an area of wetland, a small copse and a variety of paths that link up to the Island's footpath and bridleway network.
Middle Barn Farm, Bathingbourne, Isle of Wight by Island Graphic Art - © 2006 IGA / Paul Cheverton
www.iowight.com /middlebarn   (169 words)

  
 **ISLE OF WIGHT PANORAMIC PICTURES AND VIDEO CLIPS**   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Isle of Wight picture video clips and 360 degree panoramic images.
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Isle of Wight News - FLOOD WATCH REMAINS FOR ISLAND RIVER
A flood watch remains in place for the Eastern Yar river, which runs between Whitwell and Bembridge.
The Environment Agency alert was issued on Monday and is the only one to remain in place, in the southern region.
www.solent.tv /pageviewer.aspx?page=S632658385515285000   (1061 words)

  
 2002 CHS HerPET-POURRI columns by Ellin Beltz
The discovery at the weekend of a mature toad at the Mary River ranger station upstream from Darwin in Kakadu National Park confirmed they had become established in the river catchment, [a] Frogwatch spokesman...
First the Toronto Globe and Mail reports: "A [47-year-old] woman who threw her pet iguana at a policeman was convicted yesterday of inflicting unnecessary suffering on the lizard but was permitted to keep him." She did admit damaging a window in the dispute at a Pub on the Isle of Wight.
The Crown Prosecution Service had requested that Igwig the iguana should appear before magistrates on the Isle of Wight so they would have a better appreciation of the case in which his owner was accused of hurling him at a pub doorman and a policeman.
www.ebeltz.net /column/chs/2002colu.html   (21295 words)

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