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Boven Merwede

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 at Hardinxveld-Giessendam splits into the Beneden Merwede river on the right and the Nieuwe Merwede river on the left. Its length is 8.8 km.

There is a road bridge, from the west side of Gorinchem on the north to the west side of Sleeuwijk on the south.

There three foot passenger ferries. [1] (http://www.voetveren.nl/p-pr-nbr.htm)

Maps: [2] (http://www.binnenvaart.be/pictures/kaarten/waterwegen/22maasmond.gif) [3] (http://www.binnenvaart.be/pictures/kaarten/waterwegen/23berghse.gif) (on the latter the label "Boven Merwede" is put too much to the right)



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