Ecluse des Gailloux - Allier, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eikenboom
N 46° 42.196 E 003° 37.072
31T E 547232 N 5172374
Quick Description: A lock in the Canal Latéral à la Loire, the canal along the Loire river.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 11/16/2013 5:37:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMJGGN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
The canal has been dug to allow for permanent navigation because the Loire has very varying water levels depending on the seasons.

The canal runs from Digoin (in the south east) and this is lock number 11.

The date given below is the date when the canal was officially opened.

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Waterway Name: Canal Latéral à la Loire

Connected Points:
the canal runs from Digoin to Briare with a total of 37 locks

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1838

Elevation Difference (meters): 4.00

Site Status: Operational

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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