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Neues Schiffshebewerk Henrichenburg.jpg
Boat lift Edit or translate this description.
Group: Waterways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: in use


A Boat lift is a machine for transporting boats between water at different elevations. This can be effected by vertical movement on Wikipedia or a rotational movement.

This tag should not be used to map cranes that are used to lift boats from the water.

How to map?

Plan boat lift.png

1. Boat lift

Draw a line way and add the tag

2. Lock chamber
3. Lock_gate
4. Building
5. Canal bridge
6. Riverbank
7. Canal

Tags to use in combination