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right bank

n. (of a river) the bank to the right when facing downstream

Right bank

The right bank is a technical term (plural right banks; sense: right bank of a river or stream) in hydrology, cartography, lithography and other related disciplines of Geography means the bank to the right when facing downstream.

  • ''Other adaptations of the technical phrase are covered in the above link to Right Bank (disambiguation).



Category:Geography by place Category:Limnology

Right Bank (Biscay)

The right bank of the estuary of the river Nervión in Biscay, Spain is part of the Metropolitan Area of Bilbao and is formed by the towns of Getxo, Leioa and Erandio. It includes affluent neighbourhoods like Neguri and Las Arenas, traditionally the residential areas of the industrial bourgeoisie. The municipality of Getxo is routinely listed amongst the cities with the highest real estate prices and personal income levels in Spain.

The " Puente Colgante" joins it with the Left Bank. The distinction between the two banks has dimmed as the industrial crisis and the lack of building space caused the population of both to merge, and many chalets gave way to apartment blocks. However, both banks are still distinguishable by economic, demographic and political indicators.

Category:Geography of Bilbao Category:Geography of Biscay

Right Bank (disambiguation)

The Right Bank or Rive Droite, is the right or northern bank of the river Seine in Paris, France.

Right Bank may also refer to:

  • Right Bank (Biscay), the right bank of the Nervión in Biscay, Spain
  • Right-bank Ukraine, a historical region in Ukraine
  • Right Bank, the Bordeaux wine regions on the right bank of the Gironde, including Saint-Émilion, Pomerol, Bourg and Blaye

Usage examples of "right bank".

The end of the bridge which rested on the right bank of the Mercy was to be firm, but the other end on the left bank was to be movable, so that it might be raised by means of a counterpoise, as some canal bridges are managed.

On the right bank could be seen the little port of Livenitchnaia, its church, and its few houses built on the bank.

Byrom of Byrom, and other gentlemen of note, meant to take its way through Wolston and Rixton, between Chat Moss and the right bank of the Irwell, through Barton and Eccles, to Salford.

Then the frigate, following the coast of New Jersey along the right bank of the beautiful river, covered with villas, passed between the forts, which saluted her with their heaviest guns.

George and I towed up past the Home Park, which stretches along the right bank from Albert to Victoria Bridge.

Some distance below the Seleucian Bridge, they crossed the river by a ferry, and, riding far round on the right bank, and recrossing by another ferry, entered the city from the west.

Judge of their amazement when they saw the balloon rise from the right bank of the river.

There are numerous naphtha springs above Irkutsk, on the right bank, between the suburb of Poshkavsk and the town.

He was sure he understood their battle plan: overwhelm the Americans on the right bank, seize Patterson’.

By diligent use of the poles, putting the ends in a series of notches cut below the gunwale, the boatmen managed to keep the craft against the stream, and slowly urged it in a slanting direction towards the right bank.

Irkutsk, founded in 1611, is situated at the confluence of the Irkut and the Angara, on the right bank of the latter river.

On the right bank, the trees and cliffs exposed to the fire looked as if they likewise were burning.

Upon the right bank, the belt-sewer will be the trunk of this branch, the secondary conduits will be the limbs, and the primary drains will be the twigs.

By swimming in a manner by which he had effectually concealed himself, he had reached the right bank, where he fell exhausted among the bushes.

At least there are no electrified fences along the right bank of the Parana—.