NZ4618 : Navigation Channel at the Tees Barrage

taken 7 years ago, near to Stockton-on-Tees, Great Britain

Navigation Channel at the Tees Barrage
Navigation Channel at the Tees Barrage
The Tees Barrage is a barrage across the River Tees completed in 1996 used to control the flow of the river, preventing flooding and the effects of tidal change. The waters above the barrage are permanently held at the level of an average high tide.This view shows the navigation channel and the upper gate of the navigation lock, which can take boats up to 24.88m length, 6.08m beam and 2.48m draught. In the distance can be seen the new Infinity Bridge NZ4519 over the river.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 3 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4613 1895 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.8211N 1:17.2868W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 46180 18967
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Navigation Channel  River  Barrage  Lockgate  Lock 

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