Norfolk Broads

Author: HarperCollins,Collins UK

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007452637

Category: Nature

Page: 96

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The Broads (the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads) are one of Britain's best-known holiday boating areas. They make up Britain's largest and most important protected wetland and are a national park providing a home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the country. A unique and enchanting wetland, with over 125 miles of lock-free, navigable tidal waters, all waiting to be explored. This practical A5 guide with 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap is for everyone wishing to explore the Broads, from day visitor to those planning a holiday. Practical boating, navigation and tourist information is shown on detailed Ordnance Survey mapping. Features: getting onto the water and where to hire all types of craft, whether for a week-long boating holiday on a motor launch or hiring a rowing boat for an hour. boating need to know and navigation notes plus information on boat trips. history, local services, where to eat out and information on places to visit in the area. lots of information on walking and cycling and angling for those who want to spend some time on dry land. information regarding keeping safe on and by the water plus disabled access. includes information on the flora and fauna that you are likely to see in the area. Postcodes have been included - ideal for sat navs. the map detail includes boatyards, moorings, slipways, bridges and bridge clearances, water points, fuel, rubbish and recycling points, pump out, electric boat recharging points, fishing platforms, information centres, places to visit as well as enlarged insets of Breydon Bridge and Breydon Water as well as a street plan of Norwich. Nicholson's - The bestselling Guides to Britain's Waterways.
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Draft Marine Navigation Bill

Ninth Report of Session 2007-08

Author: Great Britain. Parliament House of Commons. Transport Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215522238

Category:

Page: 134

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The Draft Marine Navigation Bill was published on 6 May 2008. (Cm. 7370, ISBN 9780101737029 ). A supplementary consultation on the ratification of the Nairobi Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, for which the draft Bill includes the necessary statutory provisions, was published at the same time by the Department for Transport. The Bill covers four main areas: (a) port safety, including measures relating to pilotage, National Occupational Standards for Harbour Masters and pilots, and extending powers of general direction to more harbour authorities; (b) the closure of harbours, and the subsequent relinquishing of the legal rights and duties of the harbour authority; (c) the role of the General Lighthouse Authorities, including their powers of enforcement, the territorial extent of their operations, their commercial work and their pension schemes; and (d) the ratification and implementation of the Nairobi Convention. The introduction of new powers to issue directions to port and harbour authorities and to specify minimum standards of competence for harbour masters and pilots is supported. The provisions relating to General Lighthouse Authorities are a sensible package intended to clarify their powers and put beyond doubt the legal validity of much of the essential work which they have been carrying out for centuries. The provision in the draft Bill to give statutory effect Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks will remove from the UK taxpayer a significant potential liability in respect of wrecks in UK waters.
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Waterways Past & Present

A Unique Portrait of Britain's Waterways Heritage

Author: Derek Pratt

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472912667

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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A bestseller in hardback, this beautiful celebration of Britain's rich waterways heritage is now available in paperback and ebook. Through the superb photography of Derek Pratt, this lovely and quirky book looks at 50 transitional years when Britain's inland waterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system to the much-loved pleasure cruising network it is today. Each double page spread juxtaposes superb atmospheric black and white photos of the locations as they were 50 years ago with vibrant colour photos showing how they look today, with many new photographs and updated captions for this edition. From quintessentially English rivers to London's busy canal network, this wonderful book highlights the architectural legacy and natural beauty that attracts thousands of visitors to go boating or walking along the towpaths.
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Tourism Management

Author: Stephen Page

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136433910

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 602

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Tourism Management: managing for change is a complete synthesis of tourism, from its beginnings through to the major impacts it has on today's global community, the environment and economy. Provocative and stimulating, it challenges the conventional thinking and generates reflection, thought and debate. This bestselling book is now in its third edition and has been fully revised and updated to include complete set of brand new case studies, a new four colour page design to enhance learning and improved online companion resources packed with must have information to assist in learning and teaching. Tourism Management covers the fundamentals of tourism, introducing the following key concepts: * The development of tourism * Tourism supply and demand * Sectors involved: transport, accommodation, government * The future of tourism: including forecasting and future issues affecting the global nature of tourism In a user-friendly, handbook style, each chapter covers the material required for at least one lecture within a degree level course. Written in a jargon-free and engaging style, this is the ultimate student-friendly text, and a vital introduction to this exciting, ever-changing area of study. The text is also accompanied by a companion website packed with extra resources for both students and lecturers, including learning outcomes for each chapter, multiple choice questions, links to sample chapters of related titles and journal articles for further reading, as well as downloadable PowerPoint materials ad illustrations from the text. Accredited lecturers can request access to download additional material by going to http://textbooks.elsevier.com to request access.
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British National Bibliography

A Subject Catalogue of New British Books Received by the Copyright Receipt Office of the British Library, Arranged According to the Dewey Decimal Classification and Catalogued According to the British Text of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, with a Full Author & Title Index, a Subject Index and a List of Publishers : 1976. Subject catalogue

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780900220623

Category:

Page: 1317

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Shallow Lakes ’95

Trophic Cascades in Shallow Freshwater and Brackish Lakes

Author: Lech Kufel,Andrzej Prejs,Jan Igor Rybak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792344216

Category: Science

Page: 416

View: 8581

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Shallow lakes differ from deep ones in many aspects of nutrient dynamics, biotic structure and interactions of various trophic levels. Though very common in European lowlands, shallow lakes attract inadequate attention from research teams. This book aims at filling gaps in our knowledge of the processes which take place in non-stratified lakes. It contains proceedings from the international conference `Shallow Lakes *95' held in Mikolajki, Poland, on 20-26 August 1995. In more than 50 original papers up-to-date views on eutrophication, degradation and recovery of shallow lakes are presented. The first four sections of the book (Nutrient fluxes, Biotic structure, Trophic interactions and Whole lake studies) deal with theoretical aspects of lake functioning while the fifth (Biomanipulation, restoration and management) is devoted to practical measures undertaken to improve water quality in shallow lakes. The book is therefore addressed to university biologists and ecologists and PhD students, as well as to managers involved in restoration of shallow lakes.
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