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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

canal lock

Definition

A chamber with gates on both ends connecting two sections of a canal or other waterway, to raise or lower the water level in each section. (Source: MGH)

Themes
  • building
  • transport
  • water
Groups
  • ANTHROPOSPHERE (built environment, human settlements, land setup)
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Broader
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/12199