Écluse de Varennes-sur-Seine

The lock is 220m long (722ft), 17m (56ft) wide and will take 90 Narrow boats
Les Plancons, La Grande-Paroisse, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
We enter the largest lock that I have ever been in breasted up with MV Rock
Copyright: Peter Stockdale
Taken: 6 September 2014

We had gratefully been rescued by this vessel after getting stuck on an underwater obstruction whilst waiting for the lock to empty.

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Écluse de Varennes-sur-Seine is a minor waterways place on the River Seine - Upper between Seine - Loing Jonction (Junction of River Seine and Canal du Loing at Saint-Mammès) (6 miles and 1½ furlongs to the west) and Seine - Yonne Jonction (Junction of Rivers Seine and Yonne at Montereau) (2 miles and 1¾ furlongs to the east).
The nearest place in the direction of Seine - Yonne Jonction is Pont rails SNCF de Varennes ( ); 5½ furlongs away.

This is a lock with a rise of 2.60.

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