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  River Dee, Aberdeenshire: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The River Dee is a 90 mile (140 km) long river (river: A large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)), which rises (rises: A movement upward) in the Cairngorms (Cairngorms: A smoky yellow or brown quartz), Aberdeenshire (Aberdeenshire: aberdeenshire can refer to two local authorities in scotland with this name....
It has a number of tributaries, including the River Quoich (River Quoich: the river quoich is a tributary of the river dee in aberdeenshire, scotland....
It is one of three Rivers Dee (Rivers Dee: more facts about this subject) in the UK (UK: A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/river_dee_aberdeenshire   (200 words)

 River Dee, Aberdeenshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Dee is a 90 mile (140 km) long river, that rises in the Cairngorms, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and flows into the North Sea at Aberdeen.
The area around Braemar and Ballater is known as Royal Deeside, due to the fact that since the reign of Queen Victoria, the British Royal Family have spent their summers here at Balmoral Castle.
It has a number of tributaries, including the River Quoich, which joins the Dee near Braemar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Dee,_Aberdeenshire   (175 words)

 Aberdeen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Legend has it that during the Wars of Scottish Independence, when the Castle of Aberdeen was stormed and the English troops 'were killed all in one night', the watchword to initiate the campaign was 'Bon Accord', and it is from this massacre that the Coat of Arms and the motto originated.
Devenick's Bridge, which crosses the Dee from Ardoe to Cults, was built in 1837 to link the now ruined Banchory Devenick Parish Church, on the south bank of the Dee, with its parishoners, who lived on the north bank.
However, due to erosion, the Dee shifted its course in the 1970s and 1980s, sweeping away the southern approach spans, and in 1984 the decking was removed as a safety precation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aberdeen   (5274 words)

 NEFSC Ref Doc 04-02
The river names and components of river groups are defined first, followed by the probability of extinction and habitat limitation for each stock and group, along with the minimum, median, and maximum number of years of habitat limitation for each stock and group (Table 18).
As expected, straying caused the rivers with smaller initial populations to have lower probabilities of extinction at the expense of the larger rivers (Table 23).
River specific replacement rates when CSE levels are used for initial population abundances, no stocking occurs, and base case parameters or survival rates increased to achieve a median replacement rate for the DPS of one.
www.nefsc.noaa.gov /nefsc/publications/crd/crd0402   (17236 words)

2° 6' W., on the German Ocean, near the mouth of the river Dee, and is 542 miles north of London, and 111 miles north of Edinburgh, by the shortest railway routes.
The Dee to the south of the city is crossed by the three bridges, the old bridge of Dee, an iron suspension bridge, and the Caledonian Railway bridge.
The navigation channel is being widened and deepened, and the old pier or break-water on the north side of the river mouth is to be lengthened at least 500 feet seaward.
www.1902-encyclopedia.com /A/ABE/aberdeen.html   (5251 words)

 Historical perspective for Dee, River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Dee, from a point about 3½ miles E of Ballater, flows through a gradually widening valley, still narrow, but with less and less of its former Highland character; and it forces its way through a comminuted compound of granite, gneiss, porphyry, greenstone, and hornblende débris, and receives on both banks numerous small tributaries.
Retouching Aberdeenshire at the SW corner of Drumoak parish, it thence runs 14¼ miles along the boundary between the two counties to the sea at Aberdeen; and, from the point of its entering Kincardineshire onward to its mouth, offers alternations of tame hill scenery and beautiful lowland landscape.
The Dee was once the most finely wooded and the best fishing river in Scotland; and, though much Damaged by entails, manufactories, and stake-nets, it still, for wood and fish, has scarce a rival among British rivers.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk:81 /scotgaz/features/featurehistory2648.html   (989 words)

 River Dee - Special Area of Conservation - SAC
The Dee is a major east coast Scottish river, which flows uninterrupted for some 130 km from its upland reaches in the high Cairngorms to the North Sea.
The River Dee supports a high-quality Atlantic salmon Salmo salar population in a river draining a large catchment on the east coast of Scotland.
The high proportion of the river accessible to salmon has resulted in it supporting the full range of life-history types found in Scotland, with sub-populations of spring, summer salmon and grilse all being present.
www.jncc.gov.uk /ProtectedSites/SACselection/sac.asp?EUCode=UK0030251   (520 words)

 1029 Freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera - SAC selection species account
The Mallart River is a tributary of the River Naver and they flow through a wide floodplain of moorland and conifer plantations.
The Oykel is a long, meandering river in the northern Highlands of Scotland that flows into the Kyle of Sutherland on the east coast.
The River Spey is a large Scottish east coast river that drains an extensive upland catchment and supports an outstanding freshwater pearl mussel population in its middle to lower reaches.
www.jncc.gov.uk /ProtectedSites/SACselection/species.asp?FeatureIntCode=S1029   (2180 words)

 River Dee - TheBestLinks.com - Scotland, United Kingdom, Disambig, Wales, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
River Dee - TheBestLinks.com - Scotland, United Kingdom, Disambig, Wales,...
River Dee, River, Scotland, United Kingdom, Disambig, River Dee, Wales, River...
This is a disambiguation page, i.e., a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.thebestlinks.com /River_Dee.html   (110 words)

 River Don, Aberdeenshire: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
For other rivers with the same name, see Don River (Don River: A European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov).
The River Don is a river (river: A large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)) in Scotland (Scotland: One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts).
Its tributary (tributary: A branch that flows into the main stream), the River Urie, joins it at Inverurie.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/river_don_aberdeenshire   (216 words)

 BRAEMAR - LoveToKnow Article on BRAEMAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
, a district in S.W. Aberdeenshire, Scotland, extending from Ballater in the E. to Glen Dee in the W., a distance of 24 m.
It is drained throughout by the river Dee, both banks of which are bounded by hills varying from 1000 to nearly 3000 ft. in height.
At various points on either side of the Dee, granite castles, mansions and lodges have been built, mostly in the Scottish baronial style, and all effectively situated with reference to the wooded hills or the river.
www.1911ency.org /B/BR/BRAEMAR.htm   (320 words)

 Aberdeenshire Knappach River Dee salmon fishing on the river Dee and self catering accommodation
The Knappach Beat of the River Dee comprises half a mile of right (south bank) fishing for 2 rods.
No doubt in part due to the cohesive conservation policies adopted by the proprietors on the river, the River Dee is enjoying some of its best fishing for a number of years.
The Dee has some of the most classic fly water in Scotland and is characterised by the clarity of its water.
www.sportinglets.co.uk /knappach.htm   (211 words)

 General History of the Highlands: Chapter 2
We find Celtic names of rivers and mountains scattered all over Europe, in the midst of peoples who are admitted on all hands to have little or none of the Celtic element in them.
The Britons, in earlier times, may have been pressing on to the north by gradual intrusion, and were probably afterwards increased by bodies of exiles escaping from the severity of Roman bondage and the punishment of unsuccessful revolt.
In the centre of the moss, and on the side of the river, rises an isolated rocky hill called Dunadd, the top of which is strongly fortified.
www.electricscotland.com /history/genhist/hist2.html   (9242 words)

 Fishing in Scotland. Fisheries and fishing on the Rivers Dee and Don in Aberdeenshire.
The Dee is famous worldwide and with the Royal residence at Balmoral the area is now known as Royal Deeside.
The Ythan is a river which is known for its sea trout, while the Esk frther to the south is predominantly a salmon river.
The Dee is a clear, fast flowing river which flows through the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside.
www.fishing-scotland.net /dee.htm   (772 words)

 Ballater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ballater is situated on the north bank of the River Dee in Aberdeenshire, 42 miles west of Aberdeen and about the same distance from the source of the Dee in the Cairngorm Mountains.
To the west, the road follows the course of the River Dee past Balmoral Castle and on to Braemar.
With its royal connections, Ballater is an ideal base for a holiday, being well served by a wide selection of hotels and places to wine and dine.
www.users.freenetname.co.uk /~ballatergc/ballater.htm   (185 words)

 The Annual Close Time (River Dee (Aberdeenshire) Salmon Fishery District) Order 1989
The text of this Internet version of the Statutory Instrument which is published by the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament has been prepared to reflect the text as it was Made.
The Secretary of State, on application to him by the River Dee (Aberdeenshire) District Salmon Fishery Board, having carried out all necessary consultations and complied with all necessary procedures as required by paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of Schedule 1 to the Salmon Act 1986(
This Order may be cited as the Annual Close Time (River Dee (Aberdeenshire) Salmon Fishery District) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 27th August 1989.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1989/Uksi_19891499_en_1.htm   (484 words)

 Speycasting tuition, guiding and fishing holidays with Ian Neale
The river was still running very high with snow melt, but with perfect clarity at 2'6” and the water temperature had risen a little to 38 F. I was really hopeful of a fish, but James was at least very excited to hook into a kelt from the Roan pool later on in the afternoon.
The river was running at 28” on the Park gauge and a little cloudy with snow melt in the water.
We arrived at the river in a blizzard with a strong north easterly wind blowing upstream, but the water was running clear and reading at just over a foot on the Fish Findhorn gauge, just about perfect for fishing the fly.
www.speycaster.net /fishing_news.htm   (5059 words)

 Pearl mussels under threat from illegal fishermen
The freshwater pearl mussel, coveted by Julius Caesar and Scottish kings, is under threat from illegal fishermen who are plundering Scotland's riverbeds to remove them.
The adult mussels spawn on riverbeds and their fertilised eggs are ingested by migrating salmon and sea trout as they return to the rivers in which they were spawned to breed.
The mussel larvae attach themselves to the gills of the fish and live as a parasite before gradually transforming into tiny mussels and falling to the seabed.
www.eurocbc.org /page784.html   (584 words)

 Carmina Gadelica Vol. 2: IV. Uibe. Incantations: 159 (notes). The Charm of the Figwort. Eolas An Torranain
Probably it was permissible for pilgrims who came to drink the water and to worship the 'Gamhnach,' to offer only the leaf of the 'torranan' to the rill.
Another curious thing is that two streams into which the 'Gamhnach' runs are called 'na Deathachan,' the Dees, and that two lakes into which these streams flow are called 'Loch nan Deathachan fo dheas,' the Loch of the Dees to the south, and 'Loch nan Deathachan fo thuath,' Loch of the Dees to the north.
St Ternan forms a connecting-link between the Dees of Benbecula and the Dee of Aberdeen.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/celt/cg2/cg2041.htm   (2426 words)

 Anglers are urged to put back salmon
Salmon that return to their home rivers in the autumn are more plentiful.
Around 18 per cent of rod-caught salmon were released last year in Scotland and several river fishery boards have asked proprietors to implement catch-and-release schemes.
These already operate on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire and on the Tweed.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1999/02/27/nfish27.html   (227 words)

 Salmon Fishing on the River Dee in Scotland at Park House
Both banks of the river are owned by the estate and include 12 individual beats (six house rods, one family rod and five rods on the south bank).
The River Dee is less than a five minutes walk from the house and all the pools are accessible by car and, depending on height, a considerable quantity of bank fishing is available.
The conservation code for the 2006 season, as set by the Dee District Fishery Board and the Dee Salmon Fishing Improvement Association, is that all salmon should be returned and every second sea trout may be kept, if desired, subject to a maximum weight of three pounds.
www.park-leisure.co.uk /fish.htm   (374 words)

 Atlantic Salmon Stocks Report
Predation on salmon smolts, Salmo salar L., in the estuary of the River Surna, Norway.
Genetic Evaluation of Atlantic Salmon Populations of the "Downeast" Rivers of Maine: RAPD Markers.
Smith, H. The salmon fishery of Penobscot Bay and River in 1895 and 1896.
library.fws.gov /salmon/acitesjuly99.html   (7302 words)

 Fishing In Scotland - Salmon Fishing In Scotland
One of the largest rivers in Scotland, from its source Loch Spey, it flows 97 miles to Moray Firth, emptying between Banff and Elgin.
The River Tweed is perhaps the best known of all salmon rivers in Scotland, and is over 100 miles in length from its source in Dumfriesshire to the North Sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Middle Blackhall is one of the finest and most attractive fly fishing beats on the River Dee, providing fishing for 3 rods and extending to approx.
www.struttandparker.co.uk /html/spoukfishing.php   (474 words)

 Conserv@tion - daily wildlife and environment news from the British Isles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This is due to a recurrence of a now annual blue-green algae bloom along the lough shoreline, which can become toxic in places and has been responsible in the past for animal deaths.
Conservation experts are now warning of a disaster at one of Scotland's prime salmon rivers unless urgent action is taken to restore water levels.
Parts of the River Dee in Aberdeenshire have been reduced to little more than a stream by the long dry spell.
homepage.ntlworld.com /david.brear/130803.htm   (1541 words)

 Freshwater and Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
We are currently conducting a wide-ranging catchment audit of the River Garry in Scotland, as the first stage in developing a salmon restoration plan.
Watt, J. The use of snorkelling and electric-fishing to determine adult and juvenile populations of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in small, clear-water rivers.
Watt, J, B. Bartels and R. Barnes 2000 Rivers Scaddle and Cona, Ardgour peninsula, Lochaber: status of salmonid populations and options for fisheries restoration.
www.era-group.co.uk /Freshwater-fisheries.htm   (395 words)

 Aberdeenshire - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Aberdeenshire, unitary authority, north-eastern Scotland, bordered on the north and east by the North Sea, on the south by Angus and Perth and...
Aberdeenshire West and Kincardine, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in north-east Scotland, straddling the River Dee for most of its course...
Gibbon, Lewis Grassic (1901-1935), Scottish novelist, pseudonym of James Leslie Mitchell, whose work indicated a revival in the use of Lallans, a...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Aberdeenshire.html   (98 words)

 Salmon Fishing on the River Dee
The Aberdeenshire Dee is known throughout the world as one of Scotland's finest Salmon Rivers.
This is a Spring river par excellence and regarded by most Salmon fishers as the best in Britain.
This river was home to some of the great names in Salmon fishing e.g Arthur Wood, who invented greased line fishing (Floating line)and was a regular on the famous Cairnton beat and to this day you can still see and read about his experiences and catches in the fishing hut by the river.
www.harrison-veitch-fishing.com /en/scot_dee.shtml   (516 words)

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