River Thames

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The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London.wikipedia
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London

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The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. Sculptures titled Tamesis and Isis by Anne Seymour Damer can be found on the bridge at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (the original terracotta and plaster models were exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, in 1785.
Standing on the River Thames in southeastern England, at the head of its 50 mi estuary leading to the North Sea, London has been a major settlement for two millennia.

Tideway

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The lower reaches of the river are called the Tideway, derived from its long tidal reach up to Teddington Lock.
The Tideway is the part of the River Thames in England that is subject to tides.

Reading, Berkshire

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It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor. Two broad canals link the river to other river basins: the Kennet and Avon Canal (Reading to Bath) and the Grand Union Canal (London to the Midlands).
It is in the Thames Valley at the confluence of the River Thames and River Kennet, and on both the Great Western Main Line railway and the M4 motorway.

The Isis

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It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.
"The Isis" is an alternative name for the River Thames, used from its source in the Cotswolds until it is joined by the Thame at Dorchester in Oxfordshire.

Henley-on-Thames

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It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor. Sculptures titled Tamesis and Isis by Anne Seymour Damer can be found on the bridge at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (the original terracotta and plaster models were exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, in 1785.
Henley-on-Thames is a town and civil parish on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England, 9 mi northeast of Reading, 7 mi west of Maidenhead and 23 mi southeast of Oxford, near the tripoint of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Thames Estuary

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It rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, and flows into the North Sea via the Thames Estuary. The river gives its name to three informal areas: the Thames Valley, a region of England around the river between Oxford and West London; the Thames Gateway; and the greatly overlapping Thames Estuary around the tidal Thames to the east of London and including the waterway itself.
The Thames Estuary is where the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain.

Tributaries of the River Thames

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Its catchment area covers a large part of south-eastern and a small part of western England; the river is fed by at least 50 named tributaries.
This article lists the tributaries of the River Thames from the sea to the source, in England.

Teddington Lock

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The lower reaches of the river are called the Tideway, derived from its long tidal reach up to Teddington Lock.
Teddington Lock is a complex of three locks and a weir on the River Thames in England between Ham and Teddington in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Longest rivers of the United Kingdom

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At 215 mi, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.
Also, the Thames tributary, the River Churn, sourced at Seven Springs, adds 14 mi to the length of the Thames (from its traditional source at Thames Head).

Windsor, Berkshire

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It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.
It is immediately south of the River Thames, which forms its boundary with its smaller, ancient twin town of Eton.

Oxford

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It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.
The Duke's Cut was completed by the Duke of Marlborough in 1789 to link the new canal with the River Thames; and, in 1796, the Oxford Canal company built its own link to the Thames, at Isis Lock.

Londinium

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This gave the name to a settlement on its banks, which became known as Londinium, from the Indo-European roots *pleu- "flow" and *-nedi "river" meaning something like the flowing river or the wide flowing unfordable river.
Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around 43. Its bridge over the River Thames turned the city into a road nexus and major port, serving as a major commercial centre in Roman Britain until its abandonment during the 5th century.

Thames Gateway

The river gives its name to three informal areas: the Thames Valley, a region of England around the river between Oxford and West London; the Thames Gateway; and the greatly overlapping Thames Estuary around the tidal Thames to the east of London and including the waterway itself.
The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching 70 km east from inner east London on both sides of the River Thames and the Thames Estuary.

Thames Conservancy

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The administrative powers of the Thames Conservancy have been taken on with modifications by the Environment Agency and, in respect of the Tideway part of the river, such powers are split between the agency and the Port of London Authority.
The Thames Conservancy (formally the Conservators of the River Thames) was a historical body responsible for the management of the River Thames in England.

River Tamar

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The same origin is shared by countless other river names, spread across Britain, such as the River Tamar at the border of Devon and Cornwall, several rivers named Tame in the Midlands and North Yorkshire, the Tavy on Dartmoor, the Team of the North East, the Teifi and Teme of Wales, the Teviot in the Scottish Borders, as well as one of the Thames' tributaries called the Thame.
The Tamar is one of several British rivers whose ancient name is assumed by some to be derived from a prehistoric river word apparently meaning "dark flowing" and which it shares with the River Thames.

River Thame

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The same origin is shared by countless other river names, spread across Britain, such as the River Tamar at the border of Devon and Cornwall, several rivers named Tame in the Midlands and North Yorkshire, the Tavy on Dartmoor, the Team of the North East, the Teifi and Teme of Wales, the Teviot in the Scottish Borders, as well as one of the Thames' tributaries called the Thame.
It is a tributary of the River Thames.

Port of London

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A major maritime route is formed for much of its length for shipping and supplies: through the Port of London for international trade, internally along its length and by its connection to the British canal system.
The Port of London lies along the banks of the River Thames from the capital to the North Sea.

Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company

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An example of its use in the names of historic entities is the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company.
The Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, Limited was a shipyard and iron works straddling the mouth of Bow Creek at its confluence with the River Thames, at Leamouth Wharf (often referred to as Blackwall) on the west side and at Canning Town on the east side.

Thames Head

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It rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, and flows into the North Sea via the Thames Estuary.
Thames Head is the site in Gloucestershire, traditionally identified as the source of the River Thames, a major river which runs through the centre of London.

Kennet and Avon Canal

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Two broad canals link the river to other river basins: the Kennet and Avon Canal (Reading to Bath) and the Grand Union Canal (London to the Midlands).
From Bristol to Bath the waterway follows the natural course of the River Avon before the canal links it to the River Kennet at Newbury, and from there to Reading on the River Thames.

Henley Bridge

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Sculptures titled Tamesis and Isis by Anne Seymour Damer can be found on the bridge at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (the original terracotta and plaster models were exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, in 1785.
Henley Bridge is a road bridge built in 1786 at Henley-on-Thames over the River Thames, between Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

River and Rowing Museum

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They are now on show at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley).
The River & Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, is located on a site at Mill Meadows by the River Thames.

Port of London Authority

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The administrative powers of the Thames Conservancy have been taken on with modifications by the Environment Agency and, in respect of the Tideway part of the river, such powers are split between the agency and the Port of London Authority.
Its responsibility extends over the Tideway of the River Thames and its continuation (the Kent/Essex strait).

Henley Royal Regatta

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Major annual events include the Henley Royal Regatta and the Boat Race, while the Thames has been used during two Summer Olympic Games: 1908 (rowing) and 1948 (rowing and canoeing).
Henley Royal Regatta (or Henley Regatta, its original name pre-dating Royal patronage) is a rowing event held annually on the River Thames by the town of Henley-on-Thames, England.

The Boat Race

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Major annual events include the Henley Royal Regatta and the Boat Race, while the Thames has been used during two Summer Olympic Games: 1908 (rowing) and 1948 (rowing and canoeing).
The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men's and women's open-weight eights on the River Thames in London, England.