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  River Clyde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Clyde (Cluaidh in Scottish Gaelic) is a major river in Scotland.
The Clyde rises in the Lowther Hills in South Lanarkshire.
The success of the Clyde at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution was driven by the location of Glasgow, being a port facing the Americas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Clyde   (1084 words)

  
 SS River Clyde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The SS River Clyde was a 4,000 ton collier built in Glasgow in 1905 and named after the River Clyde in Scotland.
On April 25, 1915, the River Clyde was used as a Trojan horse for the landing at Cape Helles during the Battle of Gallipoli.
For the landing, the River Clyde was commanded by Commander Edward Unwin, a former merchant seaman and Royal Navy officer who had returned from retirement at the start of the war to command the torpedo gunboat, HMS Hussar, in the Mediterranean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/SS_River_Clyde   (600 words)

  
 In Glasgow's once-filthy River Clyde, salmon are back   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The migratory fish, which vanished from the Clyde around 1880 after a long decline, first reappeared in the 1980s, but last year's survey was the first to show they've come back in healthy numbers.
Although commercial salmon fishing was never widespread on the Clyde, the fish's return is symbolically important for Glasgow, where salmon were once so important to the city's identity that two are pictured on its official coat of arms.
The decline of Glasgow's main industries helped boost the fortunes of a river that was essentially fishless for decades during the worst periods of pollution.
www.flmnh.ufl.edu /fish/InNews/riversalmon2003.htm   (834 words)

  
 Clyde River (Bhundoo), South Coast NSW
Indeed, during extremely dry periods, the Clyde is, in its upper reaches, reduced to merely a trickle.
The quality of this river is becoming widely recognised, with favourable support being received for the local application for listing on the National Estate of "The Waters of the Clyde" - such a listing recognising the need for this important natural asset to be protected for future generations.
When locals talk about the Clyde, they are often referring to the upper catchment area of the river, shaped as it is by tectonic plate movement in the earth's crust to create the spectacular mountain and cliff terrain within which the Clyde rises.
www.southcoast.com.au /clyderiver   (867 words)

  
 River Clyde --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The upper Clyde is a clear fishing stream rising in the moorlands of the Southern Uplands and flowing northward through a valley bordered by river terraces for about 30 miles (48 km) to the neighbourhood of Biggar, where it abruptly…
The upper Clyde is a clear fishing stream rising in the moorlands of the Southern Uplands and flowing northward through a valley bordered by river terraces for about 30 miles (48 km) to the neighbourhood of Biggar, where...
river and estuary in eastern Scotland, flowing from west to east from its headwaters on the eastern slopes of Ben Lomond to the Firth of Forth (the estuary), near Kincardine.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9024485?tocId=9024485   (843 words)

  
 Illustrated Guide to Places to Visit - River Clyde by Boat
But the river has long been a way for Glaswegians to escape from the industrial city which Glasgow became and allowed them to sail "doon the water" to resorts on the Firth of Clyde.
Berthed on the southern bank of the Clyde, in the centre of Glasgow, is the ferry which used to ply across the river further downstream at Renfrew.
When passing the mouth of the river Kelvin, a tributary of the Clyde, we were informed that seals are often seen here, sunning themselves after dining on the fish which now swim in the Clyde.
www.rampantscotland.com /visit/blvisitclyde.htm   (1181 words)

  
 Brown trout point way to cleaner Clyde - Evening Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
A survey of the river and its tributaries by the Clyde River Foundation found 12 species of fish in the 69 locations tested, with brown trout present in 94% of sites.
Their presence throughout the Clyde system means a significant decrease in pollution which has choked up the river for years.
It suggests these fish are probably present in the lower stretches of the river and around the main River Clyde.
www.eveningtimes.co.uk /print/news/5021414.shtml   (384 words)

  
 RIVER CLYDE - Online Information article about RIVER CLYDE
CLYDE (Welsh, Clwyd, " far heard," " strong," the Glotta of Tacitus)
required for forming the docks, and enables the excavated materials to be utilized in raising the ground at the sues for sides for quays; and the river furnishes a sheltered pocks.
Avon was appropriated for a 'dock, and a straight cut made for the river.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /RHY_RON/RIVER_CLYDE.html   (397 words)

  
 Firth of Clyde Forum
Historically, the river was bustling with boats taking freight up and down the river and paddle steamers carrying Glaswegian holiday makers on trips “doon the watter” to Dunoon, Rothesay and Tighnbruiach.
Today, the Pride of the Clyde is the only passenger boat providing a regular ferry service on the river between Glasgow city centre and Braehead.
Alistair Macleod, concluded his presentation by stressing that the success of river transport depends on the formation of a statutory body to provide a structured operating environment for all modes of transport.
www.clydeforum.org /conference/7.htm   (642 words)

  
 Trenches on the Web - Special: Gallipoli/The River Clyde Landing
The River Clyde could hold about 2,100 troops together with the necessary crew, and she had eight machine guns mounted on her decks.
As the River Clyde steamed slowly in, the sun was facing her and it was very difficult to see the shore on account of smoke from the bursting shells.
By 01.00 hours on the 26th April and under cover of darkness, all troops from the River Clyde had been got ashore and nearly all the collected wounded had been brought back to the vessel for treatment.
www.worldwar1.com /sfclyde.htm   (695 words)

  
 Clyde
Clyde, principal river of SW Scotland, 106 mi (171 km) long, rising in the Southern Uplands and flowing generally NW through Glasgow to the Firth of Clyde.
The lower Clyde, traversing the heart of Clydeside (Scotland's population, industrial, and shipbuilding center), is the main route of commercial water traffic in Scotland.
The river has been deepened and widened and is navigable for oceangoing vessels to Glasgow.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0812651.html   (269 words)

  
 The Clyde River Retreat Bed & Breakfast
The river provides excellent swimming, canoeing and fishing in the summer and, in the spring, it is a popular white water route.
All year round birds visit the feeders on the deck, and there are all kinds of animals living in the woods that pass by the cottage as part of their daily routines.
As the seasons change, the Clyde River Retreat is transformed into a brand new place for you to enjoy.
www.geocities.com /the_clyde_river_retreat/property.htm   (239 words)

  
 ECN Freshwater Site - River Clyde
The river is joined by tributaries of various sizes and quality reflecting the land uses of their catchments: there is much opencast coal mining in some, whilst others are urban or agricultural.
The Clyde passes through a fertile valley in its middle reaches where there is extensive market gardening, fruit growing and garden centres.
The river is quite sluggish in its flow because of the flat landscape.
www.ecn.ac.uk /sites/clyde.html   (190 words)

  
 The History of Glasgow as a Ship Building City
The River Clyde, from its source in the Lowther Hills to Greenock travels approximately 100 miles and drops 2,000 ft. The City of Glasgow is situated on the river as it starts to widen out as it approaches the sea.
In 1768 deepening of the river was achieved by building a series of dykes to narrow the river channel and thereby increase the flow rate of the river which would in turn increase the scouring effect on the river bed.
However, the main influence on the River Clyde's importance as a shipbuilding centre was the advent of the steam powered ship, from the building of the 'Comet' in Port Glasgow in 1812.
www.skipper.co.uk /glasgow.htm   (697 words)

  
 Father's Day Fishing, Joan Carter, Fish Sniffer Online
Clyde was impressed when Judy unpacked all the gear, set up the tents and got dinner cooking on the camp stove.
Clyde's smile was as bright as the fish.
Clyde reacted instinctively; adrenaline surged, all serenity was shattered, and he was instantly young again.
www.fishsniffer.com /jcarter/062899father.html   (1254 words)

  
 WaterWitch
Similar to Boann of the Boyne River, Belisama of the mersey, and Sinann of the Shannon.
The river Ogun is associated with her because the water of this river is considered to be a remedy for infertility.
She is associated with rivers and lakes, as the waters of birth.
www.waterwitch.org /deities.html   (2909 words)

  
 Bridge over Clyde River at Batemans Bay, South Coast NSW
The bridge over the Clyde River is particularly interesting as it is a rare lifting span type and, when operating to allow for vessels to pass beneath, is a fascinating marvel of engineering to witness.
The anniversary of the opening of the bridge in November 1956 is celebrated annually by the Clyde River Carnival held on the first full weekend of November.
The Clyde River bridge is of a less common type - the 'vertical lift'.
www.southcoast.com.au /batemansbay/bridge   (716 words)

  
 Qikiqtani Inuit Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Clyde River, which is ‘Kangiqtugaapik’ or “nice little inlet” to the inuit, can be found on the eastern shore of Baffin Island in the shelter of Patricia Bay.
The mountains, icebergs and glaciers in the Clyde River area attract rock and ice climbers from around the world.
The Clyde River Economic Development Society is a non-profit organization of community members that oversee new development projects for their community.
www.qikiqtani.nu.ca /english/communications-community-profiles-clyde-river.html   (156 words)

  
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Large Ports in the sides of the River Clyde would be cut out, from which gangways would be let down to the lighters.
The steamer hopper towing the lighters from the Clyde was either shot away or broke loose, anyway it beached alone.
I got my wounds dressed on the River Clyde and with about 200 other wounded was put on a trawler where we tossed about the whole bitter cold night till we were taken aboard H.M.H.T. Alaunia at 07.30 hours the next morning.
royalmunsterfusiliers.net /i5rclyd.htm   (2071 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Scotland - Police relaunch river patrols on the Clyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
A POLICE patrol boat is to operate on the River Clyde for the first time in more than ten years as the Strathclyde force aims to target criminals operating on the river - and reduce the number of deaths by drowning.
The new river patrol unit will be launched in April, and will also cover the coastline of Ayrshire and Argyll.
Police boats first patrolled the Clyde in 1938, but were discontinued in the 1980s when the use of police helicopters became widespread.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /scotland.cfm?id=181572003   (420 words)

  
 Fisheries Research Services
Recent investigation and monitoring of the River Clyde by the newly formed Clyde River Foundation is confirming that salmon and sea trout are now returning to parts of the Clyde catchment, which they have not used for over a century.
The principal cause of the extinction was pollution of the lower rivers and upper estuaries, with the demise of the rivers aggravated by the degradation of spawning and nursery areas through urban, domestic, colliery and other industrial wastes.
The salmon began to return to the Clyde sometime around 1978 when they were noted ascending the River Gryfe in significant numbers and since then they have also become re-established naturally on at least six other river systems in the Central Belt of Scotland from which they had become extinct.
www.marlab.ac.uk /FRS.Web/Delivery/News/display_newsitem.aspx?contentid=1021   (1326 words)

  
 Baffin Island Expedition to Clyde River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
This would be our last fuel stop enroute to Clyde River which did not have any fuel available.
Our goal was to fly to Clyde River, land, hike, and return without picking up any additional fuel.
It would be really cool to have some art and a souvenir from Clyde River, the northern-most inhabited point of our trip.
www.usac.com /reports/Arctic-96   (5077 words)

  
 SEPA : Press Release 2005 : Red Letter Day for River Clyde
STRETCHES of the River Clyde are set to turn red later this month as part of vital survey work being carried out.
This means that if a sewer overflow or waste water treatment works discharges into the river, scientists can work out how long it takes for the effluent to mix into the river water and also how long it takes until it is completely diluted.
The survey team will either wade into the river to release the dye or use dinghies where the water is too deep.
www.sepa.org.uk /news/releases/view.asp?id=228&y=2005   (798 words)

  
 River Clyde Flood Prevention Frequently Asked Questions
Glasgow is at the upper limit of the tides flowing from the Firth of Clyde.
The direct effect of major inundation from the River Clyde would be to the areas immediately adjacent to the river and would flood areas that are at a similar level to the quay walls.
The City Council has completed studies into the risk of flooding from the river from both high river flows and tidal surges in an area stretching from the eastern boundary of the city at Daldowie all the way downstream to Greenock.
www.glasgow.gov.uk /en/Residents/Environment/FloodPrevention/riverclydefloodprevention.htm   (1219 words)

  
 Clyde on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
CLYDE [Clyde] principal river of SW Scotland, 106 mi (171 km) long, rising in the Southern Uplands and flowing generally NW through Glasgow to the Firth of Clyde.
1973--when David Clyde went from teenage phenom to big league trouble: Texas high schooler's career was shortened when he went to the majors with no professional experience.
Clyde Rathbone inscrit le dernier essai australien L'Australie a douché les espoirs de l'Afrique du Sud, qui restait sur u.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Clyde.asp   (822 words)

  
 Assistance to Clyde River for Power Costs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
I met with the Hamlet and the Mayor to discuss the construction of the new generating station in the community of Clyde River.
So what the Government of Nunavut is looking at doing and what the community of Clyde River can do as I explained when I was in Clyde this passed summer, first of all, that generating station needs to be in Clyde River.
So are acutely aware of that and I want to reassure the people of Clyde River and the member that this government will do everything in it's power to make sure that that any rate increase is acceptable, nominal and indeed affordable to the people of Clyde River through the process that is in place.
www.nunanet.com /~epicco/question/october_99/assistance_to_clyde_river_for_po.htm   (863 words)

  
 Trail results for Clyde
Erie Canal and Clyde River (Lyons to Clyde).
Clyde made the first ascent of this peak in 1931 up the broken southwest face...
Norman Clyde wrote of the peak, ?If it is impressive when seen from the Owens...
www.trails.com /advancedfind.asp?Keyword=Clyde   (490 words)

  
 Imagine Scotland
On the journey down the river to the tail of the bank there will be short inputs from people on board to spark off conversations and to encourage ideas re the potential of areas as we sail past.
On the return up the river there will be inputs from some of the local communities on the shores re what is happening in their areas and the potential that they see.
Organisations who are based near or on the river and their employees This would be an 'awayday' with a difference with the emphasis on connection and creativity as well as raising awareness of what is planned and also the potential of this magnificent river.
www.imaginescotland.com /imaginescotland/index.cfm?fuseaction=waverley.FAQS   (2366 words)

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