Volkerak sluizen - The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MarkyMarkies
N 51° 41.450 E 004° 24.740
31U E 597621 N 5727596
Quick Description: Volkerak sluizen the Netherlands
Location: Netherlands
Date Posted: 4/20/2007 12:34:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM1EFH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 104

Long Description:
Anually there pass 115.000 profesional ships and 45.000 recreational ships. It's one of the biggest inland lock's in the Netherlands.
It's part of the Dutch Deltaplan when there was made a dam between the Oosterschelde and Haringvliet.
Waterway Name: Volkerak

Connected Points:
The locks in the inland channels connect the seaport of Rotterdam with Belgium and Northen France (Rhine-Scheld channel) part of the 'hoofdvaarwegennet' in the Netherlands.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 04/19/1977

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

Elevation Difference (meters): Not Listed

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