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Nene catchment

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The Nene rises from three sources in Northamptonshire, becoming tidal past Peterborough; this is a large catchment covering 1630km2 in the west of the Anglian River Basin District. The landscape is predominantly agriculture, comprised of mixed farming, with the two major settlements being the town of Northampton in the upper Nene, and the city of Peterborough in the middle Nene. The Rockingham Forest area forms a significant part of the north of the catchment. (CCM)

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English catchment basin

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Nene (river)

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