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  Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift

 

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Besides the enormous staircase locks (fig.)the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River (fig.) as a giant ship lift  to bypass the dam. It is able to lift vessels of up to 3,000 tonnes and is much faster than transiting through the locks.

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3049'40.6"N 11101'01.2"E