Wonder on the Web
England’s Chalk Streams
“Chalk is an alchemist,” narrator Stephen Fry explains in this lovely video on the chalk streams of Norfolk, England. The spring-fed streams, which are mostly unique to southern England, form from water that has seeped through the ground of chalk hills (think: White Cliffs of Dover). The chalk purifies the water and infuses it with extra nutrients. “Water is life,” the old saying goes. Water filtered ...
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