Tag:waterway=lock_gate

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Public-images-osm logo.svg waterway = lock_gate
JesusGreenLock-Cambridge.jpg
Description
Gate of a lock
Used on these elements
may be used on nodes
should not be used on ways
should not be used on areas
should not be used on relations
Status: In use

A Wikipedia Lock is a device for raising and lowering boats between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.

How to map

Simply add two nodes Mf node.png to the waterway at the points where the top/bottom gate is located and add the tag waterway=lock_gate to both of them. Direction of the waterway should be downstream (from top to bottom gate).

Examples

Picture/Description Tags Mapnik
Canallock.png two nodes with the tag:

waterway=lock_gate

1: waterway=lock_gate
2: waterway=lock_gate
3: natural=water
    water=lock
4: waterway=canal / river
    lock=yes
    lock_name=*

See also

lock=* for the lock basin

Related terms: <lock gate>