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The Landwehr Canal (LWK) is a federal waterway in Berlin and legally belongs to the Spree-Oder-Wasserstrasse (SOW).  As a side channel of the Berlin Spree section of the Spree-Oder-Wasserstrasse, it connects the Spree at Osthafen (SOW km 21.14) with the Spree at the Spreekreuz in Charlottenburg (SOW km 9.08) and leads with a length of 10.73 Kilometers  through the districts of Kreuzberg, Neukölln, Tiergarten and Charlottenburg. The LWK is designated as waterway class I. The Berlin Water and Shipping Authority is responsible for the administration.The kilometer starts at the Spreekreuz in Charlottenburg. The canal has a usable width of 22 meters and is two meters deep in the middle. The average height difference from east to west is two meters and is compensated for at the ends of the canal by the canal step at km 10.57 (upper lock and flood ditch with weir) and the channel step at km 1.67 (lower lock and flood ditch with weir). (Wikipedia)
July 27, 2020
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