Looking for the D in the Wirral

What a contrast there is between the River Mersey and the River Dee in the area of the Wirral Penninsula. ┬áThe main reason must be that the Dee estuary is very sandy and very tidal, and the sand and the sea meet each other twice each day, leaving insufficient depth for navigation – well not for modern ships, the Romans got in and out of Chester with no problems, “thank you”, they must have said.

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