River Ter

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Ter
River ter tl718200.jpg
River Ter near Willows Green
Location
CountryEngland
RegionEssex
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationGreat Saling
 - coordinates51°53′30″N 0°27′33″E / 51.8917°N 0.4592°E / 51.8917; 0.4592
 - elevation79 m (259 ft)
MouthChelmer and Blackwater Navigation
 - location
near Ulting
 - coordinates
51°45′01″N 0°35′55″E / 51.7503°N 0.5987°E / 51.7503; 0.5987Coordinates: 51°45′01″N 0°35′55″E / 51.7503°N 0.5987°E / 51.7503; 0.5987
 - elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Length27.5 km (17.1 mi)
Basin features
River systemChelmer and Blackwater Navigation

The River Ter is a river in Essex, England that houses various aquatic creatures, such as the marsh heron famous for its large red bill. The river rises in Stebbing Green and flowing via Terling it joins the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation at TL794089 near Rushes Lock. A small part of it, the River Ter SSSI near Great Leighs, has been a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest since 1994.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "River Ter citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 9 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Map of River Ter". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 9 October 2013.