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Many thanks to The Lowther for facilitating this camera's location and capitally funding its installation. The River Ouse is in North Yorkshire, The river is formed from the River Ure at Cuddy Shaw Reach near Linton-on-Ouse, about 6 miles downstream of the confluence of the River Swale with the River Ure. It then flows through the city of York and the towns of Selby and Goole before joining with the River Trent at Trent Falls, near the village of Faxfleet, to form the Humber Estuary. The length of the Ouse is about 84 km and the combined Ure/Ouse river is about 129 miles making it the sixth longest river in the UK. The river runs for approximately 13 miles through York stretching from the Parish of Nether Poppleton in the north to Naburn in the south. To improve navigation York Corporation built the first of two locks at Naburn in 1757. Downstream of Naburn Lock the river remains tidal. In 1989 responsibility for the Ouse was transferred to British Waterways.