The River Thames reaches a depth of about 37 feet at its deepest point. The Thames stretches some 215 miles from source to sea and is the longest river in England.
The depth of the Thames varies considerably at different points along its course. The river has a depth of only about 5.9 feet at the London Bridge. According to Thames River Trust, the river features 190 small islands that are formed by dividing streams, silt and sedimentary deposits that occur in 18 catchments. The River Thames is fed by 38 main tributaries that include rivers, brooks and several underground streams.Learn More
At its deepest point, the Danube River is about 26.25 feet deep, while at its shallowest, it reaches a depth of approximately 2 feet. At its widest point, the river has about 4,921 feet between each bank.Full Answer >
The River Thames begins in southern central England in the Costswolds, less than a mile from the county of Gloucestershire, at an elevation of 361 feet. The river spans about 215 miles and travels through London before emptying into the North Sea.Full Answer >
According to the BBC, the Thames River last froze over completely in 1814. A five-day "Frost Fair" was held in its honor beginning on Feb. 1 , 1814. Other partial freezes have occurred since, the last and most notable being "The Big Freeze of 1963."Full Answer >
The Mississippi River ranges in depth from 3 feet at its headwaters to 200 feet near New Orleans. The river is dredged to a minimum depth of 9 feet.Full Answer >