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Canal de Lalinde

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Length  15 km (9.3 mi)
Principal engineer  Vauthier
Direction  West
Date completed  1843
Construction began  1838
Status  Disused by the 1930s
Date of first use  After 1840
End point  Tuiliéres
Start point  Mauzac-et-Grand-Castang
Locks  9
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The Canal de Lalinde is a canal in south western France lateral to the Dordogne River. Its purpose was to bypass the rapids of the river.

Contents

Map of Canal de Lalinde (D%C3%A9class%C3%A9), France

Locks

The canal begins with its first lock at the village of Mauzac, just below the cingle of Tremolat. Two more locks are found where the canal passes through Lalinde and Borie-Basse. The canal rejoins the Dordogne with two sets of three locks in Tuilières.

References

Canal de Lalinde Wikipedia


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