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" Ely, is low and fenny, from the confluence of many rivers. All the waters of the middle part of England which do not flow into the Thames or the Trent, run into these fens ; and in the latter part of the year they are sometimes overflowed, or appear covered... "
A Universal Gazetteer; Or, Geographical Dictionary: Founded on the Works of ... - Page 27
by George Landmann - 1840 - 743 pages
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The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1801 - 788 pages
...richeft paftures. The fens calted Bedford Level, confift of 30,000 acres of marihy ground, which receive all the waters of the middle part of England, which do not run into the Thames or the Trent. And in the latter part of the year, when they are overflowed by •water,...
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The General Gazetteer Or Compendious Geographical Dictionary

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1812 - 832 pages
...but the northern part, called the tfle of Ely, is low and fenny, from the confluence of many rivers. All the waters of the middle part of England, which...do not flow into the Thames or the Trent, run into thefc fens; and in the Utter part of the year, they are Ibmetimcs overflowed by water, or appear covered...
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Brookes's General Gazetteer Improved: Or, A New and Compendious Geographical ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1812 - 822 pages
...Nen and Cam. The feiiH called Bedford Level, consist of 30,000 ac№s of marshy ground, which receive all the waters of the middle part of England, which do not run into the Thames or tlie Trent. And in the latter p-art of ihe year, when they n re overflowed \if...
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The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1827 - 756 pages
...but the northern part, called the Isle of Ely, is low and feuny, from the confluence of many rivers. All the waters of the middle part of England, which...overflowed by •water, or appear covered with fogs. See BEDFORD LEVEL. < ' \ M i: ii MA, or CAMBRILLES, a town of Spain, in Catalonia, surrounded by a...
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A New Universal Pocket Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the Most ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1832 - 312 pages
...hut the northern part, called the Isle of Ely, is low and fenny, from the confluence of many rivers. All the waters of the middle part of England which...latter part of the year they are sometimes overflowed, or appear covered with fogs. Camdea, pt. nnd cnp. Kersliaw dis. S. C., on the E. sido of the Wateree,...
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A New Universal Pocket Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the Most ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Gazetteers - 1832 - 312 pages
...but the northern part, called the Isle of Ely, is low and fenny, from the confluence of many rivers. All the waters of the middle part of England which...latter part of the year they are sometimes overflowed, or appear covered with fogs. Camden, pt. and cap. Kershaw dis. S. C., on the E. side of the Wateree,...
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A Universal Gazetteer; Or, Geographical Dictionary: Founded on the Works of ...

George Landmann - Gazetteers - 1836 - 872 pages
...but the northern part, called the hie of Ely, is low and fenny, from the confliier.ee of many rivers. All the waters of the middle part of England, which do not (W into the Thames or the Trent, run into these feus; and, in the latter part of CAM the year they...
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Universal Gazetteer: A Dictionary, Geographical, Historical, and Statistical ...

William Darby - Geography - 1845 - 1030 pages
...is low and fenny, from the confluence ol many rivers. All the waters« of the middle part ol Eng , which do not flow into the Thames or the Trent, run into those fens, and in the latter part of the rear they are sometimes overflowed by water, or appear covered...
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History of the Conquest of England by the Normans: Its Causes, and ..., Volume 1

Augustin Thierry - Great Britain - 1847 - 492 pages
...extent of low and marshy land, intersected in every direction by rivers. All the waters from the centre of England, which do not flow into the Thames or the Trent, empty themselves into these marshes, which in the latter end of autumn overflow, cover the land, and...
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History of the conquest of England by the Normans, tr. by W. Hazlitt, Volume 1

Jacques Nicolas Augustin Thierry - Great Britain - 1847 - 490 pages
...extent of low and marshy land, intersected in every direction by rivers. All the waters from the centre of England, which do not flow into the Thames or the Trent, empty themselves into these marshes, which in the latter end of autumn overflow, cover the land, and...
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