It Meanders no more

The Upper Rhine Valley is up to 35 km wide, from East to West. The river Rhine used to meander leisurely in this plain from Basel in the South to above Mainz in the North. In the early part of the 19th century Johann Tulla started with straightening the Rhine making it possible for larger ships to transport goods up and down the river. The cut off “arms” became recreational areas, some for boating and swimming etc., some have become preserved areas for fauna and flora.

The Ragtag Daily Prompt: Meander

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