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The estuary is restricted at its seaward end, enabling the tidal movements to
prevent the accumulation of silt and so reduce the dredging costs of the Port of
Liverpool. This section of the estuary has been tunneled three times: two road
Neath, Welsh gastell-nedd, town, Neath Port Talbot county borough, historic
county of Glamorgan (Morgannwg), Wales. About ad 75 the Romans chose the
site on the River Neath (Nedd) for a fort, Nidum, to protect their road from
Okrika, town and port, Rivers State, south- em Nigeria. It lies on the north bank of
the Bonny River and on Okrika Island. Okrika lies 35 miles (56 km) upstream from
the Bight of Bonny and can be reached by vessels of a draft of 29 feet (9 m) or ...
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