Canal latéral à l'Aisne

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Canal latéral à l'Aisne
Ecluse Berry-au-Bac 150808 03.jpg
Canal basin at Berry-au-Bac junction
Specifications
Length 51.3 km (31.9 mi)
Lock length 46 m (151 ft)
Lock width 7.95 m (26.1 ft)
Minimum boat draft 1.80m
Minimum boat air draft 3.50m
Locks 8
Status Open
History
Date approved 1834
Date completed 1841
Geography
Start point Vieux-lès-Asfeld
End point Condé-sur-Aisne
Beginning coordinates 49°26′54″N 4°05′43″E / 49.44833°N 4.09527°E / 49.44833; 4.09527 (easternmost point)
Ending coordinates 49°24′05″N 3°29′03″E / 49.40128°N 3.48430°E / 49.40128; 3.48430 (westernmost point)
Connects to River Aisne, Canal des Ardennes

The Canal latéral à l'Aisne is a canal in northern France, which connects the Canal des Ardennes at Vieux-lès-Asfeld to the canalised river Aisne at Condé-sur-Aisne. It is 51.3 km long, with 8 locks. It runs alongside the Aisne River. It has junctions with the Canal de l'Aisne à la Marne at Berry-au-Bac and with the Canal de l'Oise à l'Aisne in Bourg-et-Comin.

En route[edit]

Kilometre distances are given from east to west, and are continued along the canalised river Aisne down to the junction with the river Oise at PK 108

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