Canal de Huningue Lock - Huningue, Alsace, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 35.272 E 007° 35.123
32T E 393639 N 5271464
Quick Description: The first lock of the Canal de Huningue.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 5/2/2011 7:47:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMBBTX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
This is the first lock of the Canal de Huningue. It is located in Huningue just a few steps from the Rhine. It was built in 1828 and was active until 1962, when extensions of the Grand Canal d'Alsace and the Rhine made this canal an obsolete duplicate. The locks are out of service but have been preserved.
Waterway Name: Canal de Huningue

Connected Points:
links Hunigue with Niffer and the Grand Canal d'Alsace.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1828

Date Closed (if applicable): 1/1/1962

Elevation Difference (meters): 4.00

Site Status: Inactive

Web Site: [Web Link]

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