How deep is the River Clyde?
The River Clyde begins from the Lowther Hills to the Firth of Clyde. It has been said to have been 7.4 to 8.2 m deep.
What is the River Clyde famous for?
Clyde became famous worldwide for its significant contribution to yachting and yacht building, and was home to many notable designers: William Fife III, Alfred Mylne, GL Watson, E. McGruer and David Boyd. It was also home to many famous yacht yards.
Is the Clyde tidal?
From the Green onwards the Clyde is entirely tidal, alternating between freshwater and seawater, and as such is more of an estuary than a river.
Where is the River Clyde in Great Britain?
The River Clyde is a river that flows into the Firth of Clyde in Scotland. It is the eighth-longest river in the United Kingdom and the second-longest in Scotland. The megalithic Kempock Stone, popularly known as Granny Kempock, stands on a cliff behind Kempock Street, the main shopping street in Gourock, Scotland.
Where can I find a live AIS chart of the Clyde?
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Where can I find information about Clyde Shipping?
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Artifacts from 12,000 BC have been found near Biggar, a rural town close to the river. Biggar is home to an archaeological site where Britain's oldest artefacts have been excavated. Prehistoric canoes, used by ancient peoples for transport or trade, have been found in the river.
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