The white walls of the fortress contrast with the green tees which surround them, and the lighthouse, 117 ft.
Thus, from north to south there are, on the east coast, the mouths of the Tyne and the Tees, the Humber estuary, the Wash (which receives the waters of the Witham, Welland, Nene and Great Ouse), the Orwell-Stour, Blackwater and ThamesMedway estuaries.
THORNABY-ON-TEES, a municipal borough in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England, 3 m.
It lies opposite Stockton-on-Tees, with which it is connected by a bridge, on the river Tees.
By a range of low hills extending from the Caledon above Wepener to the Orange river, and south of the Orange by the Telle or Tees river to its source in the Drakensberg.