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A dock is an enclosed area of water for ships and other craft within which the height of the water can be managed. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Waterways
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Status: in use


A  Dry dock is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform. Dry docks are used for the construction, maintenance, and repair of ships, boats, and other water craft.

How to Map

Draw an area or create a node at the centre of the area and tag it with waterway=dock + dock=drydock.

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