DOVE , a
See also:river of England, tributary to the Trent, rising in
See also:Axe Edge,
See also:Derbyshire, and through almost its entire course forming the boundary of that
See also:county with
See also:Staffordshire . In its upper course it traverses a
See also:fine narrow valley, where the
See also:limestone hills exhibit many picturesque cliffs, gullies and caves . Dovedale, that
See also:part of the valley which lies between Dove Holes and Thorpe
See also:Cloud (or with a wider significance between the towns of Hartington and
See also:Ashbourne), is especially famous . Below Thorpe Cloud the Dove receives on the west the
See also:waters of the Manifold, which, like its tributary the Hamps, and other streams in the limestone
See also:district, has part of its course below ground . Near the
See also:village of Rocester the Churnet joins the Dove on the west, and then the course of the
See also:main stream, hitherto southerly, bends nearly easterly on passing
See also:Uttoxeter, and, winding through a widening valley, joins the Trent at
See also:Newton Solney, a
See also:short distance below
See also:Burton-on-Trent . The length of the valley is about 40 M. and the
See also:total fall of the river about 1450 ft . The Dove is well known for its
See also:trout-fishing, and the portion of the upper valley called
See also:Beresford Dale, below Hartington, has a
See also:interest for fishermen through its associations with Izaak Walton and his friend
See also:Cotton, whose fishing-
See also:house stands near the Pike
See also:Pool, a reach of the river with a lofty
See also:rock rising from its centre .
DOUW (or Dow), GERHARD (1613168o)
DOVE (Dutch duyve, Dan. due, Ice. dufa, Ger. Taube)...
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