- River Etherow
river_name = River Etherow
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The River Etherow is a
riverin the north west of England, and a tributaryof the River Mersey.
It rises at
Featherbed Mossin the Sheffielddistrict of South Yorkshire, then broadens into the Longdendale Chainof reservoirs in the Peak District National Park.
It emerges again in
Tintwistle, Derbyshire, at the foot of Bottoms Reservoir dam, and at Melandra Castle, Gamesley, it is joined by the Glossop Brook(which takes in waters from the Shelf Brook, the HurstBrook and others).
It enters the borough of
Tamesideat Hollingworthin the foothills of the Pennines. It passes through Stockportand the Etherow Country Park.
Finally, it joins the
River Goyt. The River Tame also joins the River Goyt, and all three form the River Mersey.
Rivers of the United Kingdom
* [http://www.ukawmn.ucl.ac.uk/site12/index.htm The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Site Number 12]
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