Scheldt

river in Netherlands

The Scheldt (Dutch Schelde [ˈsxɛldə], French Escaut) is a 350 km[1] lang river in northren Fraunce, wastren Belgium an the soothwastren pairt o the Netherlands. Its name is derived frae an adjective correspondin tae Auld Inglis sceald "shallow", Modren Inglis shoal, Law German schol, Frisian skol, an Swadish skäll "thin".

Scheldt
KintraFraunce, Belgium, Netherlands
Basin
River moothNorth Sea
51°25′51″N 3°31′44″E / 51.43083°N 3.52889°E / 51.43083; 3.52889 (North Sea-Scheldt)Coordinates: 51°25′51″N 3°31′44″E / 51.43083°N 3.52889°E / 51.43083; 3.52889 (North Sea-Scheldt)
Pheesical chairacteristics
Lenth350 km (217 mi)

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