The Ribble. Portrait of an estuary

Ribble Estuary Advisory Group (1997) The Ribble. Portrait of an estuary. Preston, UK, Ribble Estuary Partnership, 36pp.

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Abstract

Blackpool, Lytham St. Anne's and Southport are household names as popular leisure and holiday resorts the length and breadth of the land. Their location at the mouth of the estuary of the River Ribble is much less well known, yet this same estuary is of paramount importance to both the economy and the environment of North West England. Indeed, the Ribble Estuary is of international importance for interests as diverse as wintering and migrating wild birds on one hand to the modern aerospace industry on the other. This brochure provides a brief introduction to the estuary of the River Ribble including a historic overview of the people living near the estuary, agriculture and wildlife.

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: The Ribble. Portrait of an estuary
Corporate Creator/Author: Ribble Estuary Advisory Group
Number of Pages: 36
Date: 1997
Publisher: Ribble Estuary Partnership
Place of Publication: Preston, UK
Funders: Environment Agency Archives North West
Contact Email Address: dis@fba.org.uk
Issuing Agency: Environment Agency, UK (Freshwater Biological Association)
Uncontrolled Keywords: England; Ribble Catchment; Estuaries; Brackishwater environment; Estuarine fisheries; Agriculture
Subjects: Environment
Limnology
Sociology
Item ID: 8000
Depositing User: Hardy B Schwamm
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2012 13:39
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2012 13:39
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/8000

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