Tamar Management Catchment

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    The River Tamar forms the boundary between Cornwall and Devon. Rising on Woolley Moor only 4 miles from Bude and the Atlantic Ocean, the River Tamar flows south for nearly 50 miles to the English Channel. Major tributaries include the Deer, Claw, Carey, Ottery, Kensey, Wolf, Lyd, Thrushel, Tavy, Plym and Yealm.

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