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|waterway = dock|
|An enclosed area of water for ships and other craft within which the height of the water can be managed.|
|Rendering in openstreetmap-carto|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
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How to Map
Draw an area or create a node at the centre of the area and tag it with waterway=dock. Optionally also add a name=*, operator=*, wikipedia=* etc. In addition the dock tag can be used to indicate the type of dock:
- dock=tidal - For a tidal dock, where the dock holds a stable water level in a basin, in order to make loading and offloading of ships easier, or to have a safe harbour in areas with a large tidal difference.
- dock=drydock - Usually a maintenance dock where ships can enter to do inspections and maintenance on the wet surface of the hull.
- dock=floating - Floating docks are usually a large floating structure with the purpose to lift a vessel out of the water for maintenance or inspections of the wet surface of the hull.
Barrow-in-Furness has two docks.
- on Wikipedia