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|Caen Hill Locks are a flight of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal, between Rowde and Devizes in Wiltshire England.|
The 29 locks have a rise of 237 feet in 2 miles (72 m in 3.2 km) or a 1 in 44 gradient. The sixteen locks seen here form a steep flight in a straight line up the hillside. Because of the steepness of the terrain, the pounds between these locks are very short. (Look ...
|Manchester Ship Canal, UK, Irlam Locks||01/11/2007||293|
|What the Niagara Falls are for the USA and Canada is Trollhättan Falls for Sweden. But in smaller dimentions. But noisy as Niagara Falls.|
In the years 1800, 1844 and 1916 locks were build to control the flow from the lake Vänern so boats could sail down to Kattegat. And to produce electricity.
The water falls 32 meters from 3 locks with 300 m3 water per second. Ori...
|Bow Locks on the once busy but now neglected "Bow Backs" waterways in the East End of London. Currently designated a Priority One restoration project by British Waterways.||09/15/2005||271|
|The Grand Union Canal is lifted almost 42 feet here. Two narrow boats can be seen in the bottom lock. As the locks are 72 feet long these boats will be around 55 feet.||09/03/2005||315|
|File includes a path through the Erie canal and snapshots of locks on the canal with a couple of links to postcards on the locks.||08/18/2005||780|
|The M/S Estonia was a Roll-On Roll-Off car and passenger ferry built in 1979 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg. The M/S Estonia sank on September 28, 1994 at about 00:55 to 01:50 (UTC+2) en route from Tallinn, Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden. Out of the total 989 people on the ship only 137 were saved. The direct cause of the accident was the failure of locks on the bow vi...||03/08/2006||1,641|
|The third set of locks project is a plan to expand the Canal’s capacity composed of three integrated components: (1) the construction of two lock facilities – one on the Atlantic side and another on the Pacific|
side – each with three chambers, each which include three water reutilization basins; (2) the excavation of new access channels to the new locks and the widening of existing navig...
|This overlay helps to see things better, as the res is too low.||08/13/2005||960|
|This is a strange looking ship, assuming it is a ship, in Rotterdam. Weird layout. Any Ideas as to what ship this is? Or What it is?||02/11/2007||1,767|
|Ship is approximately 620 feet long. |
Notice that a smaller ship can be seen 4.9 nautical miles SE of this one.
|A Ship on the Manchester Ship Canal heading out towards the sea. The ship canal runs around the River Mersey, which means that ship can come and go out sea any time, even when the tide is out, as you can see clealy on googles pictures.||01/11/2007||353|