The Nieuwe Merwede ("New Merwede") is a canal that was constructed in 1870 to form a branch in the Rhine-Meuse delta. Canals are artificial channels for water There are two types of canals water conveyance canals which are used for the conveyance and delivery of water and Waterways Year 1870 ( MDCCCLXX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Rhine (Rhein Rijn Rhin Reno Rain Rhenus is one of the longest and most important Rivers in Europe at 1320 kilometres (820 mi with an average discharge Meuse (møːz is a department in northeast France, named after the Meuse River. A delta is a Landform where the mouth of a River flows into an Ocean, Sea, Estuary, Lake or another river It was dug along the general trajectories of a number of minor Biesbosch creeks to reduce the risk of flooding by diverting the water away from the Beneden Merwede, and to facilitate navigation and regulate river traffic in the increasingly silted-up delta. Trajectory is the path a moving object follows through space The object might be a Projectile or a Satellite, for example De Biesbosch ('forest of sedges or 'rushwoods' is one of the largest National parks of the Netherlands and one of the last freshwater Tide A stream is a body of Water with a current, confined within a bed and stream-banks The Beneden Merwede is a stretch of river in the Netherlands, the continuation of the Boven Merwede after the branching-off of the Nieuwe Merwede Ship Traffic on Roads may consist of Pedestrians ridden or herded Animals Vehicles Streetcars and other Conveyances either singly
It is one of several rivers called Merwede. The Merwede (etymology uncertain possibly derived from the ancient Dutch ( Merwe or Merowe) word meaning "wide water" is the name of several The river Boven Merwede ("Upper Merwede"), itself the continuation of the Rhine-Waal and Meuse (now Afgedamde Maas) rivers after their confluence at Gorinchem, branches near the town of Hardinxveld-Giessendam into River Beneden Merwede ("Lower Merwede") to the northwest and the Nieuwe Merwede to the southwest. The Boven Merwede is a stretch of river in the Netherlands.The Afgedamde Maas river joins the Waal at Woudrichem to form the Boven Merwede which Nederrijn ("Lower Rhine" is the name of the Dutch part of River Rhine from the confluence at the town of Angeren of the cut-off Rhine bend of WAAL ("The Whale" is a Classic rock radio station broadcasting at 99 The Meuse (in Dutch and in German: "Maas" in Latin: "Mosa" in Celtic:"Mus" (the rootword presumingly The Meuse river splits near Heusden into the Afgedamde Maas on the right and the Bergse Maas on the left Gorinchem ( also called Gorkum ( is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan Hardinxveld-Giessendam (population 17828 in 2004 is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The Beneden Merwede is a stretch of river in the Netherlands, the continuation of the Boven Merwede after the branching-off of the Nieuwe Merwede Ship The Nieuwe Merwede joins River Bergse Maas near Lage Zwaluwe to form the Hollands Diep estuary, and separates the Island of Dordrecht from the Biesbosch National Park. The Bergse Maas or Bergsche Maas is a Canal that was constructed in 1904 to be a branch of the Meuse River in the Dutch Province Drimmelen ( is a Municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. Hollands Diep is a wide river in the Netherlands and an estuary of the Rhine and Meuse river. An estuary is a semi-enclosed Coastal body of Water with one or more Rivers or Streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open Dordrecht (population 119649 in 2004 or in English (and locally colloquially Dordt, is a city and municipality in the Dutch province of South De Biesbosch ('forest of sedges or 'rushwoods' is one of the largest National parks of the Netherlands and one of the last freshwater Tide A national park is a reserve of land usually declared and owned by a national Government, protected from most Human development and pollution
There are no bridges or tunnels crossing the Nieuwe Merwede, but there is a car ferry from the Island of Dordrecht on the west at "Kop van 't Land" to Brabantse Oever, Werkendam (Biesbosch). A bridge is a Structure built to span a Gorge, Valley, Road, railroad track, River, Body of water A tunnel is an underground passageway The definition of what constitutes a tunnel is not universally agreed upon See also Merchant ship A ferry is a form of transport usually a Boat or Ship, used to carry (or ferry) passengers and Dordrecht (population 119649 in 2004 or in English (and locally colloquially Dordt, is a city and municipality in the Dutch province of South Werkendam ( is a Municipality and a Town in the southern Netherlands.