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The large lock Datteln was built in 1928 and opened in 1931 together with the canal. It has a length of 222 m, a width of 12 m, the drop height is 7.5 m and the water consumption per smuggling is 20,000 m³. Ships with a draft of up to 2.8 m can be sluiced. On the upstream and downstream side, this lock is closed by lift gates. These sluice gates were renewed in November 1993.
April 30, 2017
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