Newark lock 13 ,Newark-on-trent
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thepanteras
N 53° 04.572 W 000° 48.917
30U E 646349 N 5882978
Quick Description: Newark lock
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/29/2008 10:15:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM526H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
Newark town lock is not far away from the castle.The lock was built in 1951 to allow commercial boats up to 250 tonnes to use the River Trent navigation .The lock chamber is 58 metres and(190.5ft) long and 9.25m(30.3ft) wide and 5.4m (6.1ft)deep. Each time the lock is used the equivalent of a30,000 Bath's so full of water is used.
Waterway Name: River trent

Connected Points:
river trent to the north sea

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 01/01/1953

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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