Enter your email address below and we will send you your username, If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username, I have read and accept the Wiley Online Library Terms and Conditions of Use, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.1981.tb01238.x. It drains the entire Borders region. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. The inadequacy of subjective velocity assessment is stressed and a method suggested whereby data similar to those presented could readily be produced for almost any cross‐section along a river like the Tweed. Unlimited viewing of the article PDF and any associated supplements and figures. SUMMARY. The River Tweed, or Tweed Water is 97 miles long and flows primarily through the counties of Peebles, Selkirk, Roxburgh and Berwick before entering the liberties of Berwick-upon-Tweed in Northumberland, its tidal waters dividing that town from Tweedmouth on the south bank. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, your email address may not be registered, Working off-campus? Velocity measurements at fourteen hydrometric stations in the Tweed basin are described and analysed. This page was last modified on 17 March 2017, at 12:46. If you have previously obtained access with your personal account, English: The River Tweed (156 kilometres or 97 miles long) flows primarily through the Borders region of Scotland.It rises on Tweedsmuir at Tweed's Well. Henry of Huntingdon reports that in his age, the twelfth century, the Tweed this high up marked the boundary between the kingdoms of England and Scotland and Roxburgh was a border town, though at peace in his day. Its lower reaches mark the Scots border with England for 27 kilometres near Berwick-upon-Tweed.. Learn more. Peebleshire's alternative name is "Tweeddale" after its river. and you may need to create a new Wiley Online Library account. The river flows through Peebles and Innerleithen; there are no other sizeable towns on its upper course. River Tweed: Special Area of Conservation (SAC), SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection Agency): River Level Data, http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/s0350775/everestetal2005.pdf, https://wikishire.co.uk/w/index.php?title=River_Tweed&oldid=47161, Paper describing palaeo-icestream and landforms in the Tweed Valley. The Tweed valley is interesting area when it comes to looking at the glacial history of Britain. Estimates of the frequency with which velocities of different magnitudes can be expected to occur in the river are also presented. Tributaries After leaving Loch Spey the river gathers numerous burns in the Corrieyarack, Sherramore and Glenshirra Forests. The Tweed drains a broad region; all the north-eastern part of the Middle Shires, forming a luxuriant pastoral region in the four shires and in northern Northumberland. Along the Unlimited viewing of the article/chapter PDF and any associated supplements and figures. Salmon, sea, river and brook lamprey and otters, as per River Tweed SAC. The Tweed then enters northern Roxburghshire and flows for 26 miles in that shire, serving as a boundary river for some twelve miles at either end of this reach.