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Caen Hill Locks, Wiltshire, England

Caen Hill Locks, Wiltshire, England

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 ...
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The Trollhattan Falls

The Trollhattan Falls

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...
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Knowle Locks

Knowle Locks

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.
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Ship Locks

Ship Locks

Some locks in Germany and France where ships are let into the lock, doors close and water is let out. In those here the ships sail into the lock and the lock hubs up the canal.
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Erie Canal, NY

Erie Canal, NY

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.
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Panama Canal Expansion Project Overlay

Panama Canal Expansion Project Overlay

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...
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Manchester Ship Canal Irlam Locks

Manchester Ship Canal Irlam Locks

Manchester Ship Canal, UK, Irlam Locks
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Panama Canal, Gatun Locks, Colon

Panama Canal, Gatun Locks, Colon

This overlay helps to see things better, as the res is too low.
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Wreck of MV Chica near to Acton Bridge

Wreck of MV Chica near to Acton Bridge

MV Chica launched in 1894 and formerly used as a trip boat along the river Weaver. She sank in 1993 at Dutton locks.
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Canaux parisiens (Paris canals)

Canaux parisiens (Paris canals)

Exact route tracings plus locks, drawbridges, and support facilities. All four are shown: Saint-Denis, Saint-Martin, l'Ourcq, and the little-known Clignon.
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Panama Canal tour

Panama Canal tour

The Panama Canal is a 48 mile (77 km) canal that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, through the Isthmus of Panama. The canal has had an enormous impact in the 20'th century shipping between the two oceans, mainly replacing the long route south of Cape Horn at the southernmost tip of South America. In avarage allmost any long sailing route which involve passing the Americas can be s...
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Lathom Locks, Burscough

Lathom Locks, Burscough

Junction of Leeds & Liverpool Canal & Rufford Canal. The Rufford Arm, heading North to the Ribble, was opened in 1781. There may be two working boats adrift, blocking the junction, as sometimes happens. The remains of the old dry dock can be seen to the left of the junction.
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