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Epte

Epte
Monet's "Waterlily Pond", painted 1899, was created by diverting a branch of the Epte.
Origin Normandy
Mouth Seine
Basin countries France
Length 113 km
Source elevation 190 m
Avg. discharge 9.8 m³/s
Basin area 1,403 km²

The Epte is a river in Seine-Maritime and Eure, in Normandy, France. It is a tributary of the Seine.

The river rises in Seine-Maritime in the Seine not far from Giverny.

In 911 the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte established the river as the historical boundary of Normandy and Île-de-France.

Claude Monet lived at Giverny near the river for more than forty years. In his garden, by diverting a branch of the Epte, he established a water garden with its famous water-lily pond and its Japanese-style bridge. The river appears in a number of his works, including Peupliers au bord de l'Epte.

References

  • http://www.geoportail.fr
  • The Epte at the Sandre database
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