Limburger Schleuse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DerSchnelleLinus
N 50° 23.482 E 008° 03.919
32U E 433560 N 5582564
Quick Description: [DE] Die Lahn-Schleuse in Limburg / [EN] The lock of the river Lahn in Limburg
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 6/20/2013 1:16:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMHBME
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 7

Long Description:

Die Lahn-Schleuse in Limburg ist eine von 22 Schleusen im schiffbaren Teil der Lahn. Die erste Schleuse an dieser Stelle wurde bereits 1857 in Betrieb genommen. Der Höhenunterschied, der durch die Schleuse überwunden wird, beträgt 3,61 m.

Die Schleusenanlage von Limburg befindet sich nicht direkt an der Lahn, sondern ca. 75 m nördlich davon. Der künstlich anlegte Wasserweg von der Lahn zu Scheuse ist der Schleusenkanal, die Halbinsel zwischen Schleuse und Lahn ist die Schleuseninsel.


The lock in Limburg an der Lahn, Germany, is one of 22 locks on the navigable section of the river Lahn. The first lock here was opened in 1857. The difference in height within the lock is 3.61 m.

The lock is not located directly beside the river, but approx. 75 m north of it. The river Lahn connects to the lock via the so-called "Schleusenkanal" (translates to "lock channel"), in-between is a peninsula known as "Schleuseninsel" (translates to "lock island").

Waterway Name: Lahn

Connected Points:
upstream and downstream river Lahn


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1857

Elevation Difference (meters): 4.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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