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Somme (river)

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The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France. [1]

50 relations: Abbeville, Aisne, Amiens, Ancre, Aquifer, Avre (Somme), Baie de Somme, Battle of Agincourt, Battle of Blanchetaque, Battle of Crécy, Battle of St Quentin Canal, Battle of the Somme, Belgium, Canal de la Somme, Canal de Saint-Quentin, Canal du Nord, Celtic languages, Chalk, Corbie, Cretaceous, Drainage basin, Edward III of England, English Channel, Estuary, Fen, Fluvial terrace, Fonsomme, France, Geology, Groundwater, Gunz glaciation, Ham, Somme, Le Crotoy, Necessity and sufficiency, Oise (river), Operation Michael, Péronne, Somme, Picardy, Saint-Quentin, Aisne, Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Selle, Silt, Solent, Somme (department), Spring Offensive, Syncline, Water table, Würm glaciation, William the Conqueror, World War I.


Abbeville is a commune in the Somme department and in Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

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Aisne is a French department in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

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Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, north of Paris and south-west of Lille.

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The Ancre is a river of Picardy, France.

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An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock, rock fractures or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt).

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Avre (Somme)

The Avre is a river in Picardie and is the principal tributary, from the left side, of the Somme.

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Baie de Somme

Baie de Somme (Bay of the Somme or Somme Bay) is a large estuary in the Picardie région of France.

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Battle of Agincourt

The Battle of Agincourt (Azincourt) was a major English victory in the Hundred Years' War.

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Battle of Blanchetaque

The Battle of Blanchetaque in 1346 was the second of the three battles which made up what became the Crecy campaign of King Edward III of England during the early stages of the Hundred Years War.

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Battle of Crécy

The Battle of Crécy (26 August 1346), also spelled Cressy, was an English victory during the Edwardian phase of the Hundred Years' War.

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Battle of St Quentin Canal

The Battle of St Quentin Canal was a pivotal battle of World War I that began on 29 September 1918 and involved British, Australian and American forces operating as part of the British Fourth Army under the overall command of General Sir Henry Rawlinson.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and France against the German Empire.

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Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Canal de la Somme

The Canal de la Somme is a canal in northern France.

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Canal de Saint-Quentin

The Canal de Saint-Quentin is a canal in northern France connecting the canalised Escaut River in Cambrai to the Canal latéral à l'Oise and Canal de l'Oise à l'Aisne in Chauny.

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Canal du Nord

The Canal du Nord is a long canal in northern France.

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Celtic languages

The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.

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Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.

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Corbie is a commune of the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.

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Drainage basin

A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.

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Edward III of England

Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.

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English Channel

The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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A fen is one of the main types of wetland, the others being grassy marshes, forested swamps, and peaty bogs.

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Fluvial terrace

Fluvial terraces are elongated terraces that flank the sides of floodplains and fluvial valleys all over the world.

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Fonsomme (before 2011: Fonsommes) is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time.

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Groundwater is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.

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Gunz glaciation

The Gunz or Günz glaciation (Günz-Kaltzeit, also Günz-Glazial, Günz-Komplex or (obs.) Günz-Eiszeit), also sometimes the Günz, Gunzian glaciation or Günz glacial stage, is a glacial stage of the Pleistocene epoch.

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Ham, Somme

Ham is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Necessity and sufficiency

In logic, necessity and sufficiency are terms used to describe an implicational relationship between statements.

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Oise (river)

The Oise is a river of Belgium and France, flowing for from its source in the Belgian province of Hainaut, south of Chimay.

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Operation Michael

Operation Michael was a major German military offensive during the First World War that began the Spring Offensive on 21 March 1918.

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Péronne, Somme

Péronne is a commune of the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Picardy (Picardie) is a historical territory and a former administrative region of France.

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Saint-Quentin, Aisne

Saint-Quentin is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department.

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The Selle (also spelt Celle in the Oise) is a river of Picardy, France.

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Silt is granular material of a size between sand and clay, whose mineral origin is quartz and feldspar.

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The Solent is the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.

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Somme (department)

Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.

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Spring Offensive

The 1918 Spring Offensive, or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.

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In structural geology, a syncline is a fold with younger layers closer to the center of the structure.

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Water table

The water table is the upper surface of the zone of saturation.

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Würm glaciation

The Würm glaciation (Würm-Kaltzeit or Würm-Glazial or Würm stage, colloquially often also Würmeiszeit oder Würmzeit; c.f. ice age), in the literature usually just referred to as the Würm, often spelt "Wurm", was the last glacial period in the Alpine region.

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William the Conqueror

William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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