Bewdley is a small town in the county of Worcestershire, England.
Distance from Source: 172 km (107 miles)
Height above Sea Level: 22m
Width of river: 54m
Most of the town of Bewdley is situated on the western bank of the River Severn, including the main street — Load Street — whose name derives from lode, an old word for ferry.
Looking across the River Severn to the man town of Bewdly.
How do you think the tree trunk got here?
The movement of pebbles, sand, sticks and mud (the 'load') down a river.
Flotation. Materials such trees and branches are carried on the surface of the water. If there is a boulder or other large object in the way, then they can get stuck or be deposited behind this object.