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Solway Firth(sŏl`wā), arm of the Irish Sea, c.40 mi (60 km) long, separating NW England from SW Scotland. The waterway, which has a tidal bore, receives the Esk, Annan, Urr, Eden, and Derwent rivers. It has important salmon fisheries. Hadrian's WallHadrian's Wall,
ancient Roman wall, 73.5 mi (118.3 km) long, across the narrow part of the island of Great Britain from Wallsend on the Tyne River to Bowness at the head of Solway Firth. It was mainly built from c.A.D.
..... Click the link for more information. terminated at Bowness, on the south shore.
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an inlet of the Irish Sea between SW Scotland and NW England. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)
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