The Boat Race

The 156th annual Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Clubs will take place this Saturday, April 3rd, on the River Thames in London. The first Boat Race between the two rowing clubs took place in 1829, followed by intermittent competitions in different locations for a few years. The current course – almost 7km in length, stretching from Putney in the east to Mortlake in the west – has been used for the majority of races since 1839. As Google hasn’t yet launched River View1 we’ll take a look at some landmarks along the course from satellite,…

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