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Major river emptying into Liverpool Bay

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River Mersey: Major river emptying into Liverpool Bay
The River Mersey is a river in the North West of England. Its name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon language and translates as "boundary river". The river may have been the border between the ancient kingdoms of Mercia and Northumbria and for centuries it formed part of the boundary between the historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire.

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RRS Sir David Attenborough to leave shipyard [Video]

RRS Sir David Attenborough to leave shipyard

The UK’s most advanced polar research vessel – the RRS Sir David Attenborough– is set to leave its shipyard on Wednesday to begin technical sea trialsbefore commencing service in a year’s time...

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published

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