Locks

Enclosed chambers with gates at each end connecting higher and lower sections of artificial waterways for transferring watercraft from one level to another.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
26806
Names
locks
lock
schutsluizen Dutch
schutsluis Dutch
kolksluizen Dutch
sassen Dutch
dique de esclusas Spanish
diques de esclusas Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300235059. The J. Paul Getty Trust.