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":

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 ...
List Of Sites Of Special Scientific Interest In Devon - Sites - R
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 -3.001 (River Axe start) SY295987 to 50°43′4 ...
Wookey Hole Caves - History - Exploration
... region between Resurgence and First Chamber, as well as the underground course of the river between Chamber 3 and Chamber 1 ... Parker progressed 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 m or 148 ft) in 1977, then Rob Parker (68 m or 223 ft ...

Famous quotes containing the words axe and/or river:

    I had an old axe which nobody claimed, with which by spells in winter days, on the sunny side of the house, I played about the stumps which I had got out of my bean-field. As my driver prophesied when I was plowing, they warmed me twice,—once while I was splitting them, and again when they were on the fire, so that no fuel could give out more heat. As for the axe,... if it was dull, it was at least hung true.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    You scour the Bowery, ransack the Bronx,
    Through funeral parlors and honky-tonks.
    From river to river you comb the town
    For a place to lay your family down.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)