why is dover which is closer to coastal ports than is london, not the capital of english trade??
6th geo - ♥rebel•stupidity=kathy, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 3:35pm
is it because of its proximity to the english channel, dovers weather is motr inclement than london's making it difficult fo ships to land their??
6th geo - bobpursley, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 3:38pm
Dover has no natural harbor for large ships. Have you ever seen the River Dour?
Without a natural harbor, ships are very unsafe in storms. Up the River Thames, however, sea storms are not a worry.
Dover is a pretty site, but pretty sites do not draw tradesmen.