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what is the longest 3 rivers in the uk?
1st - river severn @ 220miles long 2nd - River Thames @ 215 miles long 3rd - River Trent @ 185 miles long
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what is the shortest river in the uk?
The river bain, which runs through North Yorkshire, at 2.5 miles long
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what is a river?
A river is freshwater flowing across the surface of the land, usually to the sea
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how rivers flow?
Rivers flow in channels. The bottom of the channel is called the bed and the sides of the channel are called the banks.
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where do rivers end?
The great majority of rivers eventually flow into a larger body of water, like an ocean, sea, or large lake. The end of the river is called the mouth.
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what is the deepest river in the uk?
The river thames is the deepest river
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whats a mountain
A mountain is a landform that rises high above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. They are made from rocks and earth. Generally, mountains are higher than 600 metres. Those less than 600 metres are called hills.
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common features of mountains
the summit, or the top of a mountain; the slope, or side of the mountain; and a very steep valley between young mountains, known as a gorge.
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what is the highest mountain in uk and where is it?
Ben Nevis , Scotland, 1344 metres
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the 5 highest mountains in UK
1st Ben Nevis 1344 m 2nd Ben Macdhui 1309m 3rd Braeriach 1296m 4th Cairn Toul 1291m 5th Sgor an Lochain Uaine 1258 m
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the highest mountain in england
Scafell Pike @ 978 metres
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the deepest lake?
The deepest lake is Loch Morar in Scotland with a maximum depth of 310 metres.
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the lake that holds the most water (volume)
The Loch Ness in Scotland containing nearly double the amount of water of all the lakes in Wales and England combined.
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the largest lake (area wise) in uk
The largest lake in the UK is the Lough Neagh in North Ireland which covers an estimated geographical area of 396 square kilometers.
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what is a lake
a lake is a large area of water surrounded by land
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how is a lake formed?
A lake is formed when a river meanders over a period of time and forms a deep curve. When the river overflows, the power of the water does not curve, but breaks through and continues on and the circle of water left is a lake.
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what is the shortest river in the uk?


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