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The Handbook to the Rivers and Broads of Norfolk & Suffolk

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Language: English
Wordcount: 30,917 / 94 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
Downloads: 552
Added to site: 2011.12.30
mnybks.net#: 31147
Genre: Instructional
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ain is a drainage pump, or turbine wheel, sometimes worked by a windmill, and sometimes by steam, which pumps the water out of the drains into the rivers.

The fall of the river is about four inches to the mile. The ebb and flow of the tide are felt for thirty miles inland, but its rise and fall are very little indeed. There are no impediments to navigation of any consequence, so it may be imagined what a "happy hunting ground" this is to the boat-sailor, the naturalist, and the angler.

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CHAPTER II.

DOWN THE YARE. NORWICH TO REEDHAM.

[Picture: Decorative drop capital] "Do you mean to say," said Wynne, "that these Broads are worth my giving up a few days to seeing them?"

"If you will give up a fortnight, I promise you that you will find it too short. You went to the Friesland Meres years ago, and enjoyed it. You will like these quite

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