River Axe

River Axe may refer to:

  • River Axe (Lyme Bay), an English river flowing south through Axminster to the English Channel in Lyme Bay near Seaton
  • River Axe (Bristol Channel), an English river flowing west from the Mendip Hills to the Bristol Channel near Weston-super-Mare

Other articles related to "river axe, river":

List Of Sites Of Special Scientific Interest In Devon - Sites - R
50.368°N 4.166°W / 50.368 -4.166 (Richmond Walk) SX460543 24/01/92 River Axe Y Y 69.5 50°47′02″N 3°00′04″W / 50.784°N 3.001°W / 50.784 -3.00 ...
Wookey Hole Caves - History - Exploration
... Chamber, as well as the underground course of the river between Chamber 3 and Chamber 1 ... first to the large, dry, inlet passage of Chamber 20 and thence followed the River Axe upstream to Chamber 22 where the way on appeared to be lost ... From here the River Axe rises up from a deep sump where progressive depth records for cave diving in the British Isles have been set firstly by Farr (45 ...
River Axe (Bristol Channel) - Geography
... From Wookey Hole village the river flows through a ravine and then west through the village of Wookey ... At Wookey the River splits into two channels with the ‘Lower River Axe’ running past to the south of the village west towards Henton and then onto Panborough Moor where it joins a series of rhynes and drains ... The Lower River Axe then runs north along the west most edge of Knowle Moor whilst the River Axe continues west through the same moor ...

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