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Title: River Teign corridor survey : prepared by Ecologue for the National Rivers Authority (South West Region)
Author: National Rivers Authority South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
The river Teign is a small fast flowing river that rises as the North Teign on north-east Dartmoor at a height of 520 metres. It flows north-east over granite into the Chagford basin, then east and south over the Culm measures until near Chudleigh Knighton where it reaches the Bovey deposits, comprising clays, sands and gravels. At Newton Abbot it turns east and enters a long narrow estuary. The term 'river corridor' identifies the fact that rivers and their adjacent land are not only distinct environmental and wildlife resources in their own right, but that they form an important corridor along which all manner of species can disperse. Corridor surveys aim to provide: (a) precise data on individual sites which can be used to develop a management strategy sympathetic to wildlife for a stretch of river; (b) comparable information from many sites which collectively may form a national data base.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: RiversRiver corridor surveys
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestTeignDevonSouth Devon catchment
Extent: n.p. [145]
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