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Upper and Bedford Ouse catchment

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The River Great Ouse dominates the catchment, from its source near Brackley, flowing north east to Earith. Other main tributaries include the Padbury and Clayden Brooks, rivers Tove, Ouzel, Flit, Ivel, Kym and the Alconbury Brook. The Grand Union canal crosses through the catchment and is a key inland waterway link from London to the Midlands. (EA)

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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
English catchment basin
Bedford and Marston Vale subcatchment
Great Ouse and Ouzel, Milton Keynes subcatchment
Ivel subcatchment
Lower Ouse subcatchment
Ouzel subcatchment

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