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A section of the water channel on a canal or river shut off above and below by lock gates provided with sluices to let the water out and in, and thus raise or lower boats from one level to another. Use more specific type where known.

Entrance Lock (Non-Preferred)


Related Terms

Term Note
CANAL A navigable artificial inland waterway used for transportation of goods and for recreation.
CANAL TRANSPORT SITE Buildings and structures associated with canal transport.
LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE The residence of a canal lock-keeper. Linked Data resource