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  River Parrett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Parrett has its source in the springs in the hills around Chedington in Dorset in England and flows west through the Somerset Levels to its mouth in the Bristol Channel at Burnham on Sea a town on the edge of Bridgwater Bay, an important Nature Reserve.
In common with the lower reaches of the River Severn, the Parrett exhibits a tidal phenomenon known as the bore.
Historically, the main port on the river was at Bridgwater, although using barges it was navigable as far as Langport and (via the River Yeo) to Ilchester.
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 Encyclopedia: River Parrett
The River Parrett has its source in the springs in the hills around Cheddington in Dorset in England and flows west through the Somerset Levels to its mouth in the Bristol Channel at Burnham on Sea a town on the edge of Bridgwater Bay, an important Nature Reserve.
The source of a river, usually a lake or a spring, is the farthest point of a river from its estuary or confluence with another river.
Bridgwater Bay is on the estuary of the River Severn, near Bridgwater in Somerset, United Kingdom at the mouth of the River Parrett.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/River-Parrett   (1218 words)

  
 Tone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tone River - a river in the Kanto region of Japan
Tone District, Gunma, a district in Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
Tone (linguistics) refers to discrete pitches or pitch contours used by certain languages in a meaningful manner
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tone   (221 words)

  
 Tone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Note (Tone) - In music, the abstract concept of note refers both to a unit of fixed pitch which has been given a name, and also to the graphic representation of that pitch in a notation system, and sometimes its duration.
Interval (music) - A whole tone is the difference in pitch between notes two semitones apart, also referred to as major second, the ratio 9:8 (just intonation), or in atonal or set theory an interval of 2.
A semitone is half a whole tone or a minor second, the ratio 16:15, or the interval 1.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/t/to/tone.html   (192 words)

  
 River Parrett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The River Parrett has its source in the springs in the hillsaround Cheddington in Dorset in England and flows west through the Somerset Levels to its mouth in the BristolChannel at Bridgwater Bay, an important Nature Reserve.
In common with the lower reaches of the River Severn, the Parrettexhibits a tidal phenomenon known as the bore.
Historically, the main port on the river was at Bridgwater, although usingbarges it was navigable as far as Langport and (via the River Yeo) to Ilchester.
www.therfcc.org /river-parrett-134251.html   (211 words)

  
 Tone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word tone is used in several different fields with different meanings.
Setting tone, a writer's attitude to their subject matter or audience; the distinctive mood created by this.
Tone, a World War II cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy named after the river
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tone   (221 words)

  
 River Parrett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
A mixture of canal and improved drains and river that was to run between Ilchester and Langport.
Using artificial cuts and locks the river was finally made navigable to Winchester by 1710.
This tributary of the River Parrett is navigable for light craft for 8 miles from Ilchester to the Junction with the Parrett near Langport.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /jim.shead/River-Parrett.html   (669 words)

  
 Beaulieu River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The river Burry and its continuation the Loughor, together with the Lliedi, were deepened and made navigable under an Act of 1815.
Was a 1 mile cut in Somerset from the River Brue to the North Drain.
Some of the river was made navigable around 1638, improvements authorised by Act of 1699 and 1707.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /jim.shead/Beaulieu-River.html   (1945 words)

  
 River Tone History 2
The improvement works to the river 'had been a great charge to the said John Malet' but, by his death, they were not completed and the duties of maintaining and improving the river passed to his son, another John.
Upon the son's death in 1656, the responsibility then passed to his daughter and later still her children, but it is likely, and perhaps understandable, that their commitment to maintaining the Tone was not great, and the condition of the river for navigation slowly declined once more.
In the early years of river navigations, it referred to a lock a or weir, where a toll would be levied before a boatman could pass.
www.tauntoncivic.org.uk /river_tone_history2.htm   (1041 words)

  
 River Tone
The bank of the River Tone as it passes through Creech is a lovely place to walk.
The water is full of lillies with their bright yellow flowers and the reeds in the foreground have been home to a family of reed warblers earlier in the season.
In the 1960s the course of the river was altered, and a new 'cut' added to help alleviate the flooding in the area.
www.creech.freeuk.com /rivertone.htm   (413 words)

  
 Definition of tone
A semitone is half a whole tone or a [[minor second]], the ratio 16:15, or the in...
For example a typical tone cluster could be the tones C, C#, D, D#, E, F, held at the same time.
In 24 tone equal temperament, or the quarter tone scale, it is the smallest [[step]].
www.wordiq.com /dictionary/tone.html   (661 words)

  
 EHP 104(7) Article: Ishizuka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In the field studies, crabs collected from the river with the highest concentration of PAHs exhibited the highest levels of CYP, the highest activities of benzo[a]pyrene 3-hydroxylase, imipramine 2-hydroxylase, bunitrolol 4-hydroxylase, ethoxycoumarin O-deethylase, and the ability to metabolically activate benzo[a]pyrene, but erythromycin N-demethylase activity was not induced.
Concentrations of PCBs were higher in the crabs from the Shiribetsu River than in the crabs from the Tone River.
We investigated the levels of PAHs in rivers to assess a possible correlation between contaminant levels in water and CYP enzyme activity of crabs inhabiting the same water.
ehp.niehs.nih.gov /members/1996/104-7/ishizuka.html   (3256 words)

  
 Bridgwater and Taunton Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It was originally intended that the Canal should extend across the south western peninsula of England to Exeter, however with the spread of the railways such plans became uneconomic.
The Canal was built in the 1820's from a dock on the River Parrett at Huntworth to Taunton.
It was extended from Huntworth to a floating harbour north of Bridgwater in 1842, and the Huntworth dock was abandoned.
bridgwater-and-taunton-canal.area51.ipupdater.com   (441 words)

  
 Water Consultant, design and inspection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
River and floodplain modelling of this, the largest river in north Wales, in addition to cost-benefit appraisals, will be required to establish a workable scheme.
The river channel was in an area prone to erosion, and special consideration was given to the protection of river banks using geo-textiles.
Detailed appraisal and reformulation of the River Tawe rating curve at Ynys-tanglws to improve the accuracy of the historical flow data, by means of hydraulic modelling and application of the FCFA method.
www.waterconsultant.com /rivengtrack.php   (1918 words)

  
 River Parrett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
At certain combinations of the tides rising water is funneled up the river a wave that travels rapidly upstream against river current.
Historically the main port on the river at Bridgwater although using barges it was navigable far as Langport and (via the River to Ilchester.
Flood discharges in the upper Mississippi River basin, 1993 (SuDoc I 19.4/2:1120-A)
www.freeglossary.com /River_Parrett   (511 words)

  
 Hydraulic Study of the Onset of Hypoxia in the Tone River Estuary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Field measurements were conducted to investigate the onset and growth of hypoxia in the Tone River Estuary.
The measurements showed that hypoxia frequently occurred in the front part of the salt wedge and expanded its area toward the river mouth during the summer when the river flow rate was small.
The data also suggested that the onset of hypoxia was delayed by the estuarine circulation which supplied oxygen–rich seawater to the salt wedge.
www.pubs.asce.org /WWWdisplay.cgi?0408024   (216 words)

  
 The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal
In Somerset the River Tone and River Parrett were part of a small group of river navigation, which linked towns such as Taunton, Langport, llminster and Thorney to the town centre of Bridgwater on the River Parrett.
This was the first bridge to be restored and the original route of the canal to the River Parrett can still be seen.
The concrete balance beams are unusual and the paddle gear unique with a heavy lump of metal used as a counterbalance across a cast iron pulley wheel.
www.somerset-countryside.co.uk /canal/Bridgwater%20and%20Taunton%20Canal.htm   (1178 words)

  
 Sacramento River Fishing Guide by Riverbendguideservice.com
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 World Water Assessment Programme | Case studies | Greater Tokyo Region (Japan)
Tokyo, the capital city, located at almost the same latitude as Athens, Los Angeles, and Tehran, enjoys a relatively mild winter with low humidity and occasional snow, in contrast to the high temperatures and humidity of the summer season with an annual average rainfall of about 1500 mm.
The total area covered by the 5 river basins is about 22 600 km2 with a total population of 27 million inhabitants and assets worth about 3,3 trillion US dollars.
The Tokyo Region Pilot Case Study of WWAP is led by the Japanese Government represented actively by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, and co-ordinated by the Secretariat of the Third Word Water Forum in Tokyo.
www.unesco.org /water/wwap/case_studies/tokyo/index.shtml   (588 words)

  
 Taunton Angling Association : Carp Fishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Taunton AA have 3 main waters which are of interest to the big carp specialist; the West Sedgemoor Drain, the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal and parts of the River Tone.
The River Tone is a harder proposition altogether.
Carp here are even more difficult to locate than in the canal, as the river is wide with depths ranging from 5ft to 15ft+.
www.taunton-angling.co.uk /information/carp_fishing.htm   (600 words)

  
 The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal
This enabled goods such as coal and iron to be brought from ports in South Wales unloaded onto barges and delivered inland to centres of population in the county.
A further Act was obtained authorising the extension from Huntworth to Bridgwater and the building of the dock and its entrance lock to the River Parrett.
The line of the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal, The Chard Canal and The River Axe became a major defence line in the South West of the County to restrict Hitler’s movement to strategic docks should he invade.
www.canals.com /Bridgwater_and_Taunton_Canal.htm   (1174 words)

  
 Amazon.com: River Woman : A Novel: Books: Donna Hemans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
River Woman is a haunting account at one woman's pain of lost love and an entire town's pain of justice denied.
The river and river women are symbolic as they represent all that Standfast has endured since Sonya was a young girl in Standfast and before.
Written in a very lyrical tone, River Woman is a novel that will have you contemplating the ramifications of Sonya's actions fifteen years prior and her actions in the present.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0743410394?v=glance   (2391 words)

  
 River Tone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The path along the river can then be picked up again in the centre of Creech and leads to Ruishton and onto Taunton.
The River is one of two waterways that run through Creech, the other being the Bridgwater to Taunton Canal.
Ham Mills was further down the river at Ham, and was also a flour mill.
www.ruishton.org.uk /Creech/rivertone.htm   (413 words)

  
 The People Of Mekong Island: On The Tone Lesap River ~ by Antonio Graceffo
On The Tone Lesap River ~ by Antonio Graceffo
We were on Mekong Island, in the Tone Lesap River, only a few kilometers outside of Phnom Penh.
And the fathers were mostly fishermen, who worked the waters of the great river, much as their fathers had for generations.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/63/Travel_To_Cambodia.html   (2023 words)

  
 Nynehead Somerset Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The village, which is small and irregularly built, is situated in the fertile vale of Taunton Dean, on the Western canal, and near the line of the Exeter railway.
The river Tone, which flows through the parish, formerly inundated the low-lying lands, but was widened and improved in 1815.
Nynehead Court, the principal residence, is situated in a well-wooded park, watered by the river Tone, which here forms a cascade.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/SOM/Nynehead   (279 words)

  
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It is adjacent to Honjo city in the south with Tone River on the border.
Isesaki, is one of Japan's most important industrial cities, which has been famous for it's "Isesaki Meisen", a kind of textile products, and used to prosper as a textile manufacturer is now a core industrial city in the metropolitan area that supplies mainly heavy industrial products such as transportation and electric products.
There are seven ponds as well as numerous branches of three rivers, the Hirose River, the Kasu River, and the Tone River.
www.kyokushincanada.com /WorldTour_Isesaki.htm   (1000 words)

  
 hood river inn - Web Links
Inn at the Gorge, a Hood River Bed and Breakfast Inn, Hood River, Oregon.
The building of a bridge over the River Aire at Ferrybridge in the 13th century produced a...
The River Dove is a famous fishing river, first mentioned in Izaak Walton's The Compleat...
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 Taunton, Somerset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Somerset's county town, Taunton nestles in the heart of the valley on the banks of the River Tone surrounded by the majestic hills of the Quantocks and the Blackdowns.
The town is dominated by the magnificent vista of the four stage 163 feet tower of St Mary Magdalene church.
It was in the Great Hall of the Castle that Judge Jeffreys held his "Bloody Assize" trying over 526 cases in 3 days, which resulted in 19 prisoners being hanged, drawn and quartered in the market place with another 139 being sentenced to execution elsewhere.
www.bindon.com /somerset-and-dorset/taunton.htm   (261 words)

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