Bonneville Lock
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 45° 38.176 W 121° 56.993
10T E 581844 N 5054171
Quick Description: The Bonneville Lock is located immediately to the east of the Fish Hatchery and the south end of Bonneville Dam on the north side of Interstate Highway 84 at Exit 40 just west of Cascade Locks, Oregon.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 12/11/2012 3:42:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMFX8Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Bonneville Lock was constructed to allow shipping traffic and pleasure craft to bypass the barrier of Bonneville Dam and Powerhouse. The older, smaller lock, constructed in 1937 still exists but all traffic now uses the larger, newer lock, completed in 1993.
Waterway Name: Columbia River

Connected Points:
Links the Upper Columbia Basin below Grand Coulee Dam to the Pacific Ocean.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1993

Elevation Difference (meters): 25.00

Site Status: Operational

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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