Punting On The River Cam In Cambridge

Pastel-coloured buildings and a punt on the river Cam in Cambridge, England

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7 replies on “Punting On The River Cam In Cambridge”

I don’t know how important it was. Cambridge is quite small even today and the land all around is flat. Cambridge is also on the southern edge of the Fens. I am not sure whether the word ‘fen’ is used other than in the UK, but it means an area of marshland. The fens covered quite a large part of eastern England until they were drained in the 1600s so that land could be used for farming.


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