The river thames t ɛ m z temz known alternatively in parts as the river isis is a river that flows through southern england including london at 215 miles 346 km it is the longest river entirely in england and the second longest in the united kingdom after the river severn. Maximum height above sea level 110 metres.
The thames at oxford is 150 feet 46 metres wide.
River thames width. Drainage basin area 12 935 km2. It flows through oxford where it is called the isis reading henley on thames and windsor. Reinforced by three tributaries from the north the rivers windrush evenlode and cherwell it swings southward past the woods of nuneham to the market town of abingdon there it collects the river ock which drains the vale of white horse the thames then trends east and south by the ancient towns of dorchester with its 14th century abbey.
Last time the river froze 1814. The land along the river thames is mostly made up of rolling hills and farmland until it reaches urbanized areas such as london. The river thames varies in depth of water between cricklade and teddington.
The width of the river thames averages around 18 meters near the rise or start. Source of river thames head gloucestershire. Length of river 356 km.
The width of any river including the thames will vary greatly according to which part of the river you are visiting. The official source of the river thames is marked with a stone near kemble. River thames ancient tamesis or tamesa also called in oxford england river isis chief river of southern england rising in the cotswold hills its basin covers an area of approximately 5 500 square miles 14 250 square km the traditional source at thames head which is dry for much of the year is marked by a stone in a field 356 feet 108 5 metres above sea level and 3 miles 5 km.
The mouth or estuary of a river will obviously be much wider than the part of. Mouth of river thames estuary southend on sea. Sometimes parts of the river thames between cricklade and inglesham are only navigable by small boats.
The width of the river thames varies from 60 feet at lechlade to whitstable and foulness point at 18 miles. Lechlade 18 metres wide oxford 76 metres wide. First bridge built first century.
Average discharge 65 8m3 per second. The width of the river thames increases the further downstream you go.